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Learn & Plan Topics

  • Materials & Resources

    In the construction and day-to-day operations of buildings, many materials and resources are used and a great deal of waste is generated. The m...

  • Adaptable Workplace Laboratory

    This case study provides an in-depth look at using flexible interiors to design for adaptability
  • Overview

    Individual sustainability projects should support strategic long-term goals. Here you can explore practical approaches to strategic long-term planni...
  • Materials, Furniture, and Furnishings Replacement

    Daily wear and tear means that materials, furniture and furnishings require periodic replacement.

Rapidly Renewable

Rapidly renewable materials are agricultural products (fiber or animal) that are quickly grown or raised in 10 years or less, and can be harvested in a sustainable fashion.  Examples include:  bamboo, straw, cork, true linoleum products, wool, wheatboard, and strawboard.

Materials

  • Wood

    Wood panel ceilings, like metal ceilings, are not often used in office spaces as they tend to be a high-end finish. Wood panel ceilings do not of...
  • Casework / Millwork

    Select casework and millwork that have sustainable attributes such as rapidly renewable, recycled content and sustainably managed forest materia...
  • Toilet Partitions

    Toilet partitions can be floor-mounted, wall-mounted, or ceiling-mounted for ease of cleaning. Floor mounted toilet partitions ...
  • Linoleum

    Linoleum is a type of resilient flooring made of linseed oil, sawdust, pine resin and with a jute backing. It comes in both sheet and tile options...
  • Vinyl Flooring

    Vinyl flooring is a type of resilient flooring made of a mixture of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plasticizers. It comes in both sheet and tile optio...
  • Cork

    Cork flooring is made from the bark of cork oak trees. The bark can be stripped without introducing damage to the tree, making it a rapidly renewabl...
  • Bamboo

    Bamboo is a grass that has a short growth cycle and continues to grow after it is cut without replanting or cultivating, making it a rapidly renewab...
  • Linoleum Base

    Linoleum wall base serves as a wall finish and a functional protective border. Linoleum is commonly confused with vinyl. True linoleum is made o...
  • Vinyl Base

    Vinyl wall base is a durable material that serves as a wall finish and functional protective border. Vinyl base should be used sparingly, as the m...
  • Wood / Bamboo Base

    Wood base is a durable material that serves as a wall finish and protective border. Wood base, where possible, should be sustainably harvested....

  • Wood Flooring

    Wood is a natural material and flooring that generally comes in plank form. There are many different species of wood and types of wood flooring incl...
  • Wood / Bamboo Furniture

    Wood is a hard fibrous natural plant material that is often used for furniture. Bamboo, while not technically wood, is commonly included in this cat...