Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure ENR

Sustainable Design With Recycled Rubber Surfaces

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Sponsored by DINOFLEX – Recycled Rubber Surfaces
 
Continuing Education
 

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. %ICompare 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
  2. %IDescribe the environmental hazards posed by the dumping of post-consumer tires, and describe two methods used to recycle these tires
  3. %IDescribe 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
  4. %ICompare three types of exterior rubber products, their benefits and drawbacks, and how they contribute to sustainable landscape design projects, and
  5. %IExplain two green building certification programs, and relate them to case studies where certification was achieved

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
Provides an overview of interior and exterior recycled rubber surfacing products in terms of their sustainable design benefits and applications, and includes discussions on rubber manufacturing, post-consumer tires, and green building certification programs.

 

 

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