Sustainable Product Selection Is Evolving.
How do you keep up?

Sustainable and responsible sourcing are important purchasing criteria for many organizations. How do you find products that meet your evolving guidelines?

  • Three out of four purchasers surveyed have some form of a responsible purchasing policy and 75% of the rest expect to adopt one

  • The US EPA issued recommendations of specifications, standards, and ecolabels for US federal government procurement

  • Executive Order 13693 requires that 95% of all federal purchasing be environmentally preferable products

SPOT connects purchasers
with the most credible product information

  • Architects & Designers

    • Streamline sustainable product selection in BIM design with a free Revit, AutoCAD, and SketchUp add-in

    • Easily find products that comply major green building rating schemes such as LEED

  • Product Manufacturers & Brand Owners

    • Demonstrate compliance with green credits and sustainable purchasing policies

    • Gain insight into the green purchasing market

    • Increased visibility for products

  • Professional Purchasers & Government

    • Find products that comply with a sustainable purchasing policy

    • Find products that comply with a LEED Existing Building and Operations credits

    • Find products that meet EPA, GSA and DOD purchasing guidelines

Product information submitted to SPOT by manufacturers and partners and curated by UL for credibility.

SPOT Benefits

SPOT can help you automate the sustainable product selection process and collaborate across teams and workspaces.

  • Save Time

    Add product data to BIM workflows:

    • UL SPOT TAG
    • Enhanced keyword search
    • Download reports
  • Find Products that Comply

    Search for products with EPA recommended ecolabels

  • Demonstrate Compliance

    Search for EPA recommended ecolabels and social responsibility information for products.

  • Increase Collaboration

    Enhanced Account Features:

    • Save searches
    • Tag products
    • Create Project Folders to collaborate across teams

How SPOT Works

KEY FEATURES FOR PURCHASERS

  • Save searches
  • Bookmark products
  • Tag products with your own terms
  • Create Project Folders to collaborate
    across teams

Create an account

Find products that meet sustainable and responsible sourcing requirements through the Transparency search feature

Search for products with EPA recommended ecolabels

Testimonials

“...USGBC is committed to improving access to green products that help contribute to the LEED green building system. By collaborating on tools like SPOT we will help project teams with an easy to use search capability to access reliable and high quality product data to help sustainable building grow. - Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO, U.S. Green Building Council”

“...SPOT is the world’s largest source for credible product sustainability information”

“...New partner coming soon”

“...SPOT helps bring Sherwin-Williams sustainability information into one place so customers can easily find products that meet their project needs. Through expanded listings and BIM tools, UL Environment supports us by bringing visibility to the sustainable attributes of our products. - Steve Revnew, senior vice president of product innovation at Sherwin-Williams”

“...The inclusion of Green Label Plus products in SPOT enables our manufacturers to have more exposure for their products on a trusted product platform and helps architects, designers and specifiers access this information during the BIM process.” - Joe Yarbrough, president of The Carpet and Rug Institute”

“...Together with UL we are committed to empowering institutional purchasers to put their spend behind sustainable products and make a difference.” - Nancy Gillis, CEO of the Green Electronics Council”

“...Together with SPOT, the largest credible, sustainable product database, we are providing a compelling solution to assist the marketplace with responsible sourcing.” - Kathy Abusow, President & CEO, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc.”

“...By combining TABC and UL data on SPOT, we will forge a most fertile environment to add value through Legacy Development, while promoting a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, living quality and increased competitiveness in the “Internet of Things”-giving way to a better life through data.” - Mr. Hsu, CEO of Taiwan Architecture & Building Council”

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