Thursday, February 9, 2017

Google-initiated program aims to get construction industry to use healthier building materials

A program started by Google aims to help owners and designers choose healthier materials for building products.

One of the challenges to choosing materials for a healthy indoor environment is unraveling the ingredient profile of a given product through a complex supply chain. Material manufacturers may be reluctant reveal which raw materials they use in formulating their products for fear of disclosing trade secrets, for example.

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