Learning Objectives 1) Describe how vinyl is made from two abundant naturalingredients and why it is the largest plastic in building and construction.
2) Understand the role of materials in sustainability and resilience; enabling people and communities to and bounce back.
3) Examine principles of disclosure and optimization; material selection criteria and the difference between hazard, exposure and risk.
4) Understand why many factors affect human health and how focusing onmeasurable impacts of materials is the best way to achieve occupant wellness.
5) Explore the vinyl industry's history of continuous improvement considering data on air and water emissions, worker safety, and recycling and examine how vinyl will play a pivotal role in meeting the future needs of 9 billion people.