Learning Objectives

1. How vinyl is made, most versatile plastic in construction

2. Three parts of sustainability, how resilience enables people and communities to bounce back

3. Understanding disclosure and optimization, selection criteria, hazard, exposure, risk

4. Role of materials in health and wellness

5. Industry improvements, best practice, aspirations for a sustainable future



Edward Vance

Very Informative

Jonathan Berkman

Clear presentation and very educational.

Anthony Fuller

Excellent seminar... even though product is shed in a bad light by environmentalist.

David Hubbard

Great presentation.

Derreck Travis

Nicely presented -

Bob Lucius

Good overview

James Sims

Vinyl and plastics would be hard to build and live without.

John D Skodi


Dan MenMuir

This was an informative class.

Wesley Henderson

Wow, I never thought about how much vinyl is in everything we do and use.

Rick Ball

Good info.

Ann Sage

Very Informative.

Rene Roman

Very informative

Shawn Xiaotu Xu

well presented

Kurt Aichler

Vinyl In Design - The Material for 21st- Century Building and Construction


Vinyl plays a major role in the design and construction of modern buildings. It contributes to sustainability and to the wellness and resilience of people and their communities. This continuing education session will demonstrate the importance of achieving client performance goals using thoughtful, multi-attribute material selection criteria. It will also show how flawed prescriptive material choices can lead to unintended consequences.


Credits: 1 AIA HSW + 1 AIBC Core LU + 1 AAA Structured LU + 1 AANB, NSAA, ALBNL (EPP)

Length: 1h

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