Different types of windows have different environmental impacts. However, research contrasting embodied carbon emissions of traditional windows such as aluminum versus innovative materials such as fiberglass is lacking. This project evaluated the global warming potential of fiberglass windows manufactured by Cascadia Windows and Doors; reviewed and listed the GWP of traditional windows production reported in the environmental product declaration; and compared the results.

Partner: Cascadia Windows Ltd.
Funder: Cascadia Windows Ltd.
Keywords: green buildings, social sustainability, supply chain management & green procurement

Shiva Zargar