You can’t manage what you don’t measure—especially if you don’t know it exists.
LEED addenda for April 2016 add BIFMA, C2C Material Health, Declare, and the Globally Harmonized System for classifying chemicals.
The Health Product Declaration and some other programs ask for GreenScreen benchmarks. What does that actually mean?
Phthalates are used as plasticizers in vinyl. Some are toxic, some less so—yet many manufacturers are avoiding them altogether.
You can avoid the most toxic textile treatments with proper fabric selection and maintenance.
Flame retardants in upholstered furniture are easier to avoid under new rules, but they’re not gone. Here’s how to navigate the changing landscape.
Walk-off mats are a critical line of defense for indoor air.
Enhancing people’s health and wellness in the built environment is the focus of the WELL standard from the International Well Building Institute.
A new building standard applies wellness research to increase the focus on health in homes, hotels, and commercial buildings.