Sustainable Design With Recycled Rubber Surfaces
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At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Compare natural rubber to synthetic rubber in terms of their components and manufacturing processes, and defend the argument that using recycled rubber is a more sustainable choice than manufacturing new rubber
- Describe the environmental hazards posed by the dumping of post-consumer tires, and describe two methods used to recycle these tires
- Describe two types of indoor rubber flooring, their benefits and installation methods, and explain how these products meet the criteria for four principles of sustainable design
- Compare three types of exterior rubber products, their benefits and drawbacks, and how they contribute to sustainable landscape design projects, and
- Explain two green building certification programs, and relate them to case studies where certification was achieved
This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.
- Sustainable Design With Recycled Rubber Surfaces
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(Pictured: Marselle Condominium, Seattle, WA. PB Architects. Photo by Matt Todd Photography, courtesy of WoodWorks.)
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- Exceeds ASHRAE 90.1 efficiencies with twostage operation
- Uses EarthPure® (HFC-410A) zero-ozonedepletion refrigerant, making it an extremely environmentally friendly option
- Its multiple cabinet configurations and small footprint make it suitable for tight installations and for replacement/retrofit markets
- Features iGate technology, the next generation in intelligent control by using two-way communication to provide a gateway to the system.