30 Mar '13, 4pm

Healthy Building Network: PVC-Free Alternatives

Toxic Chemicals in Building Materials: An Overview for Health Care Organizations (May 2008) Screening the Toxics Out of Building Materials: Interior Flooring and Finishes (April 2006) Why Health Care Is Moving Away from PVC (April 2006) PVC-Free Pipe for Purchasers Report - An analysis of the primary PVC-free pipe materials in use in the Unied States. --- Printer friendly version (PDF) Sorting Out the Vinyls - When is "Vinyl" Not PVC? This fact sheet distinguishes the other vinyls (PVA, PVB and EVA) from polyvinyl chloride. Greening Divisions 15 & 16: Plumbing, Electric Cable, and Switching (PDF) - Gail Vittori, Co-Director of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, gave this presentation summarizing environmental issues and alternatives with plumbing, electric cable, and switching at the Greenbuild Conference in November, 2003.

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