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Environmental Impact of Materials

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.1 RELATED DOCUMENTS:

1.2 WORK INCLUDED:

1.3 RELATED WORK:

1.4 SUBMITTALS:

1.5 QUALITY ASSURANCE:

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

2.1 MATERIALS:

Table 2.1 Definition of Low VOC Content Levels

Material or Product Low VOC Content Level
Form Release Agents 350 g/L VOC content
Plastic Laminate Adhesive 20 g/L VOC content
Casework and Millwork Adhesives 20 g/L VOC content
Transparent Wood Finish Systems 350 g/L VOC content
Cast Resin Countertop silicone Sealant 20 g/L VOC content
Garage Deck Sealer 600 g/L VOC content
Water based Joint Sealants 50 g/L VOC content
Non-water based Joint Sealants 350 g/L VOC content
Portland Cement Plaster 20 g/L VOC content
Gypsum Drywall Joint Compound 20 g/L VOC content
Terrazzo Sealer 250 g/L VOC content
Acoustic Panel Ceiling Finish 50 g/L VOC content
Resilient Tile Flooring Adhesive 100 g/L VOC content
Vinyl Flooring Adhesives 100 g/L VOC content
Carpet Adhesive 50 g/L VOC content
Carpet Seam Sealer 50 g/L VOC content
Water-based Paint & Polychromatic finish coatings 150 g/L VOC content
Solvent -based Paint 380 g/L VOC content
High Performance Water-Based Acrylic coatings 250 g/L VOC content
Pigmented Acrylic Sealers 250 g/L VOC content
Catalyzed Epoxy coatings 250 g/L VOC content
High Performance Silicone 250 g/L VOC content
Casework Sealant 50 g/L VOC content
Liquid membrane-forming curing & sealing compound 350 g/L VOC content

Table 2.2 Required Minimum Recycled Content of Materials

Material or Product Recommended Recycle Content
Asphaltic Concrete Paving 25% by weight3
Reinforcing Steel in Concrete 60% recycled scrap steel 1
Reinforcing Bars in Precast Concrete 60% recycled steel 1
Concrete Unit Masonry 50% recycled content
Reinforcing Bars in Concrete Unit Masonry 60% recycled steel 1
Framing steel 30% recycled steel 1
Fiberglass batt insulation 20% recycled glass cullet2
Fiberglass board insulation 20% recycled glass cullet2
Mineral wool insulation 75% recycled material (slag)2
Mineral wool fire safing insulation 75% recycled material by weight (slag)2
Gypsum board 10% recycled or synthetic gypsum
Facing paper of Gypsum Board 100% recycled newsprint including post consumer waste2
Mineral Fiber Sound Attenuation Blankets 75% recovered material by weight (slag)2
Steel studs, runners, and channels 60% recycled steel 1
Acoustic Panel Ceilings 60% recycled material by weight
Ceiling Suspension Systems 60% recycled material 1
Rubber floor tiles 90-100% recycled materials2
Hydromulch 100% recovered materials2
Structural fiberboard 80-100% recycled content2

Notes for Table 2.2:

PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.1 GENERAL:

3.2 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL:


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