So You Want to Replace Your PVC
Clean Technology 2008

So You Want to Replace Your PVC

S.E. Gibb, E.J. Beckman
University of Pittsburgh, US

PVC, LCA, metrics, environment

This paper looks at product design in the context of PVC pipe replacement. A three metric system is used assessing the functionality, economics, and environmental aspects of a product to truly create greener products that could replace existing products in the common market. Several alternatives to PVC pipe are assessed in this study.