Berkeley Analytical and GIGA Partner to Connect IAQ Data to Origin

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Berkeley Analytical and GIGA Partner to Connect IAQ Data to Origin

All ClearChem declarations will be accessible to project teams and specifiers

Chicago, IL - February 7, 2018

On the heels of Berkeley Analytical’s ClearChem program being approved for inclusion in the mindful MATERIALS Program, GIGA and Berkeley Analytical have partnered to integrate ClearChem declarations with the Origin Material Hub. Thru this partnership, users of the Origin Material Data Hub and mindful MATERIALS Library will...

RESET and Fitwel Align to Promote Optimal Indoor Air Quality Across Buildings Globally


For Immediate Release

New York/Shanghai - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - The Center for Active Design (CfAD) and GIGA循绿 have today announced an alignment between the RESET Standard and the Fitwel Certification System. Under this alignment, projects using the RESET Air certification can also receive credit towards Fitwel certification, expanding both systems’ impact in communities around the world. Fitwel is the leading global health certification, providing over 55 cost-effective and...

IWBI, USGBC & GIGA Announce Partnership on Material Data to Help Projects and Product manufacturers


IWBI, USGBC & GIGA Announce Partnership on Material Datato Help Projects and Product manufacturers

-- LEED Online, Arc, and WELL Online will connect to GIGA’s ORIGIN data hub

(November 21, 2017) -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and GIGA have announced a strategic partnership to usher in a new era of materials focus, enabling and supporting the further development of performance-driven,...

SCS Partners with GIGA to Promote Green Building Product Transparency


All certification information in SCS Green Product Guide will be showcased on, an International Material Data Hub.

San Francisco, Calif. Feb 15, 2017

SCS Global Servicesis constantly seeking innovative ways to add value to their client offering and create ROI for sustainable product certifications. Key certifications such as Indoor Advantage Gold, FloorScore, Recycled Content, Health Product Declarations (HPD), and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) are not easily searchable...

mindful MATERIALS to move to the Origin cloud.


mindful MATERIALS to move to the Origin cloud.

Origin will provide the cloud infrastructure to power a freely accessible Library to feature all mindful MATERIALS manufacturer products.

December 1, 2016 – Chicago, USA

mindful MATERIALS is a free, industry initiative that empowers Manufacturers to share key green building andtransparency product achievements with the A+D community. Initially founded by HKS the program is advised by industry leading firms and professionals. Over 140 A+D and...

B+H Architects first to go live globally as per RESET™ Standard


B+H Architects goes live on global health monitoring of offices as per RESET Standard

Over the past several months, B+H Architects (B+H) has deployed RESET accredited indoor environment quality monitors across its global offices, including Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Seattle, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore and Dubai. All monitors, including their specifications, calibration, locations and data reporting methods, are compliant with the RESET Standard (Commercial Interiors) for...

GIGA and B+H Architects deepen healthy building partnership.


GIGA and B+H Architects deepen healthy building partnership.

With a major shift moving towards office health and sustainable practices, GIGA, an international organization that assesses the health performance of buildings in real time, is pleased to announce an extended partnership with B+H Architects (B+H). The partnership will support the firm’s continued focus on creating healthy spaces across its global studios in the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

As a part of the extended...

UBAN and GIGA collaborate to raise the air quality of offices in China

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China’s largest search engine for office space and China’s largest source of data on commercial indoor air quality - UBAN and GIGA - are collaborating to help tenants find and create healthy offices in China - starting with clean air.

UBAN is adopting GIGA’s RESET Certification standard in order to help compare the health performance of buildings across China. “Many property owners are starting to report the air quality of their buildings in real-time,” says Gavin Lu, CEO of UBAN. “However, it...

GIGA Material Challenge 2014 Remaining Schedule


Want designers to experience your materials like above?

Based on popular demand from both Designers and yourselves, GIGA is planning a whole year of Material Challenges, in both Shanghai and Beijing. The event calendar is released:

Dates may differ slightly depending on the availability of venues.

INTRODUCTION: GIGA & GIGA Material Challenge

GIGA is a building and material think tank with locations in Shanghai, Beijing and Montreal. One of GIGA's aims is to research cutting-edge...

Event Review: EPDs, the Next Step in Product Transparency


March 25th was an historic date for product transparency and information quality. It marked the first public session on EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations) for building materials in China. The evening brought together five industry leaders to explain EPDs, why they are significant and how they are being used. Thank you to the 111 people who were part of this event as well as Haworth who generously provided the space.

Raefer Wallis, Founder of GIGA (GIGA is a building and material think...

Event Review:GIGA Material Challenge @ Expo Build China

Three days of competitions, three days of winners and three days of fun! ExpoBuild China was an incredible event and was a great setting for another exciting, informative and challenging GIGA Material Challenge.

Back by popular demand and, and for three solid days (March 31st - April 2nd) thousands of visitors from the design, architecture and construction industries flooded the Shanghai New International Exposition Center, eager to see the latest in material and design innovations....

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