There’s one building product that often gets overlooked in the sustainability roll call.
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Walk the aisles of IBS, Greenbuild, and other national or regional building trade shows and you can’t help but be wowed by the industry’s sustainability ingenuity.
Exterior wall systems. Roof systems. HVAC. Lighting. Glazing. Floor and wall coverings. Ceiling systems. Electrical and plumbing. Today there’s a myriad of ways advanced building technology helps build greener, smarter, and more efficient.
But there’s one building product that often gets overlooked in the sustainability roll call. Maybe it’s because it’s not flashy or has a glitzy name. Or, maybe it’s because the technology behind it has been in place for more than a century.
Taken for granted? It could be. The typical new U.S. home contains more than 7.31 metric tons of it. Yet, it helps architects and builders score major sustainability points for recycled content, regional materials, and indoor environmental quality. Oh, and it’s so inert, non-toxic and people-friendly that it can be used as a harmless soil conditioner. In fact, it can actually improve indoor air quality.
This miracle building material?
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