Project Manager, Brightworks Sustainability
Jeff Frost is a Project Manager at Brightworks Sustainability, a sustainability consulting firm that helps clients in over 25 industries establish and implement sustainability programs. He is recognized as a national subject matter expert on a wide array of material issues affecting the built environment.
Jeff is the co-founder of the national mindful MATERIALS program; an industry-led initiative to make it easier for building professionals to select products with health and environmental attributes. He is an invited member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Material Knowledge Working Group (MKWG); a group of industry professionals helping shape the AIA’s approach to materials for their members. Jeff is a member of the Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) and is co-chair of the Content Inventory Technical Sub-Group (TSG); tasked with improving the content and structure of the Health Product Declaration (HPD). He will be joining the USGBC’s MR TAG starting in 2018.
For purchasers buying for many categories, learning the nuances of each industry and to establish the “right” criteria to achieve desired outcomes can be challenging. Currently, many organizations go it alone with their specific criteria, or borrow only parts of content created by others. Vendors and manufacturers then struggle to keep up with a barrage … read more >>