Perkins + Will Lists Chemicals to Avoid
With over 1,000 design professionals and many high-profile green projects to its name, Perkins + Will is recognized as a leader in the green building industry. Now it is using that leadership position to influence the way designers think about chemicals in building materials with the launch of the Perkins + Will Precautionary List.
Available free online, the list assembles pertinent facts about chemicals that the firm wishes to avoid because of health and environmental concerns. Chemical names, health impacts, prevalence in building products, and regulatory actions worldwide are available for each chemical and organized alphabetically, by CSI division, by health effects, and by category (such as indoor air quality or ozone depletion). The list is available at.