The Metamorphosis of Rubber:  A View Through LCA

When it comes to material sourcing, Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) can help designers identify and specify green products with greater confidence. Here’s what you need to know about the process.

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previous live event.

When it comes to material sourcing, Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) can help designers identify and specify green products with greater confidence. Here’s what you need to know about the process.

interiors+sources’ Continuing Education Series articles allow design practitioners to earn continuing education unit credits. Use the following learning objectives to focus your study while reading this article. To receive one hour of continuing education credit, read the article, then take the corresponding exam.

Learning Objectives

After reading this article, you should be able to:

  1. Explain how Life Cycle Assessments work and how they differ from EPDs.
  2. Identify the six steps of rubber flooring life cycles.
  3. Name the raw materials included in the process of rubber manufacturing.
  4. Describe how Red List materials negatively impact human health.

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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate
  • AIA

    Credits: 1 LU/HSW

    Instructional Delivery Method: On-Demand: Print/Other

    Prerequisites: None

    Program Level: Basic

    Advance learner preparation: N/A

    AIA CES program approval expiration date: 12/08/2026

     

    AIA CES Provider statement: Endeavor Business Media is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 10084542. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES (cessupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3). This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

     

    Endeavor

  • IDCEC

    Credits: 0.1 CEU/HSW Sustainability

    This CEU is registered with the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits.