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.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Explain how Life Cycle Assessments work and how they differ from EPDs.
- Identify the six steps of rubber flooring life cycles.
- Name the raw materials included in the process of rubber manufacturing.
- Describe how Red List materials negatively impact human health.
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