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Database Aims to Help with Sustainable Specification


A new database standardizes data for building materials and allows maintenance and engineering managers to compare and evaluate building materials based on their environmental and human health impacts. The Quartz database, created by a collaboration between companies including Google and the non-profit Healthy Building Network, is vendor agnostic and provides product profiles for 100 commonly used materials, such as concrete, drywall, and insulation. Click here for more information.

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