15 Oct '16, 12pm

@bglive explains requirements for low VOC content vs low VOC emissions; indoor vs outdoor impacts.

Keep exploring our featured topic: VOCs in LEED v4 and Other Rating Systems “Sick building syndrome” was one of the first problems the green building community tried to solve. We’ve come a long way, but we’re not done yet. Read more The Questionable Science Behind VOC Emissions Testing We need the protection that product VOC testing provides, but it’s far from the last word on human health in buildings. Read more VOCs in LEED v4 and Other Rating Systems Most building certifications encourage low-emitting and low-VOC products, but they all do it differently. Here’s how it all fits together. Read more How to Get from VOC Certifications to Better Products The FDA regulates flies in our soup, but no one regulates VOCs in our indoor air. Somehow that’s a designer’s job to figure out. Read more Why “Zero VOC” Was Never Enough We used to look for coatings, adhesives, and sealants...

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