Material Science

Changemaker Shawn Hunter: Life Cycle Assessment

Holistic thinking on building and construction is called life-cycle assessment and it is becoming the norm. LCA considers impact of a building before it is constructed, or after it is no longer in use.

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Material Science

Architects and Industry Collaborate on Health in the Built Environment

A panel at Greenbuild 2016 in Los Angeles brought together three experts – one from the chemical industry, one a toxicologist, and one an architect who leads her firm’s sustainability efforts to discuss healthy buildings.

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Energy Efficiency

The key to building energy efficiency? A sound building envelope

Homes can lose as much as 40 percent of heating and cooling energy through cracks and gaps in the building envelope.

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Material Science

ASID Welcomes American Chemistry Council as Material ConneXion Library Founding Sponsor

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is pleased to announce and welcome the American Chemistry Council (ACC) as the Founding Sponsor of the Material ConneXion library housed within the newly opened ASID Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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