Do hazardous chemicals like vinyl chloride belong in our building products?
Blaine Brownell writes, "We must account for the emissions that result from renovation and deconstruction just as we do for manufacture and construction."
A recently published New Zealand study on airborne microplastic pollution "brings heightened alarm".
A review of a new book by Aleksandra Jaeschke explores how building codes may show "biases that undermine the broader pursuit of systemic environmental performance."
Many common insulating materials reduce operational carbon, but increase other environmental hazards, Blaine Brownell writes. Thankfully, scientists and product manufacturers are on the hunt for alternatives.