Report Archive


Factsheets

Bisphenol A in Building Materials: High Performance Paint Coatings   2009

Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) and Human Health Concerns   2009

Toxic Chemicals in Building Materials   2008

Formaldehyde Found in Building Materials   2008

Alternative Resin Binders for Particleboard, Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), and Wheatboard   2008

Batt Insulation: No Added Formaldehyde Alternatives   2008

PVC in Buildings: Hazards and Alternatives   2006


Fabric

The Future of Fabric  2007

Creating a Sustainable Fabric Alliance Program for Kaiser Permanente: A Case Study  2008


PVC

PVC in Buildings: Hazards and Alternatives  2006

Sorting out the Vinyls – When is “Vinyl” not PVC?  2005

PVC-Free Pipe Purchasers’ Report   2002

USGBC Final Report: PVC an Unhealthy Building Material   2007

HBN Response to Vinyl Institute Statement on USGBC PVC report   2007

HBN Technical And Scientific Comments Submitted To The USGBC's PVC Task Group   2004

The Environmental Health Impacts of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Building Materials   2000

Update on the Environmental Health Impacts of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) as a Building Material: Evidence from 2000-2004   2004

Affidavit of Judith Schreiber, Senior Public Health Scientist with the New York State Attorney General's Office from the case Resilient Floor Covering Institute v. New York State (2003)   2003


Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde Found in Building Materials   2008

Formaldehyde Emissions From Fiberglass Insulation With Phenol Formaldehyde Binder   2009

Alternative Resin Binders for Particleboard, Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), and Wheatboard   2008

No Added Urea Formaldehyde Casework Substrates for Use in Health Care   2008

Batt Insulation: No Added Formaldehyde Alternatives   2008


Miscellaneous

Sustainable Biomaterials Collective Guidelines for Sustainable Bioplastics   2009

Sustainable Bioplastic Guidelines   2007

Designing the 21st Century Hospital: Environmental Leadership for Healthier Patients and Facilities   2006

Toxic Data Bias and the Challenges of Using LCA in the Design Community   2004


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