Technical Proceedings of the 2008 Clean Technology Conference and Trade Show

Clean Technology 2008

Chapter 3: Green Buildings & Construction

Authors:
S.E. Gibb, E.J. Beckman
Affilation:
University of Pittsburgh, US
Pages:
185 - 188
Keywords:
PVC, LCA, metrics, environment
Abstract:
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.
So You Want to Replace Your PVC
ISBN:
1-4200-8502-0
Pages:
724