Materials Chemistry: Using Science to Ensure More Responsible Manufacturing

  Subscribe to FREE newsletter  May 19, 2009

New FREE on-line continuing education course offered by Steelcase at AEC Daily's Online Learning Center. This course is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, and is certified by AIA, CSI, and many more organizations.

The course provides an overview of the concept of materials chemistry, how it fits into the life cycle analysis process and how it addresses the 19 human and environmental health criterion as defined by MDBC a third party certifier of chemicals involved in manufacturing.

Presented By: Melissa DeSota, Steelcase Inc.

Sustainable Design Info: The majority of this course is made up of sustainable design information. The courses in this level will offer more detailed and new information on a product, construction or manufacturing process, LEED credit achievement and other green organizations. These courses qualify for AIA/SD LU's.

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