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					  MATERIAL
  SELECTION
  CONSIDERATIONS

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The Catholic University of America – School of Architecture
The Catholic University of America – School of Architecture
  Selecting Sustainable Strategies / Systems:
  Explore possible ideas and test for compatibility with:

       •   Project Mission
       •   Climate
       •   Site
       •   Program/Function
       •   Budget
       •   Code restrictions
       •   Aesthetic requirements
       •   Maintenance expectations
       •   Other pre-determined strategies or aspects of
           the project

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  Selecting Materials:
  Explore possible ideas and test for compatibility with:

       •   Project Mission
       •   Climate
       •   Site
       •   Program/Function
       •   Budget
       •   Code restrictions
       •   Aesthetic requirements
       •   Maintenance expectations
       •   Other pre-determined strategies or aspects of
           the project

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                                                              Environmental
                                                              Material Criteria


                                                              • Recycled
                                                              • Rapidly Renewable
                                                              • Salvaged
                                                              • Locally Manufactured
                                                              • Locally Harvested
                                                              • No Impact to Habitats
                                                              • Recyclable
                                                                /Biodegradable
                                                              • Low Embodied Energy
                                                              • Non Toxic




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                                                              Environmental
                                                              Material Criteria


                                                              • Recycled
                                                              • Rapidly Renewable
                                                              • Salvaged
                                                              • Locally Manufactured
                                                              • Locally Harvested
                                                              • No Impact to Habitats
                                                              • Recyclable
                                                                /Biodegradable
                                                              • Low Embodied Energy
                                                              • Non Toxic




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 Opportunities:
                                                              Recycled
 •Steel
 •Concrete
 •Sheathing
 •Gypsum Board
 •Metals
 •Trex
 •Ceramic Tile
 •Carpet
 •Homosote
 •Fabrics
 •Ceiling Tile
 •Lab Top
 •Paving
 •Millwork

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                                                              Rapidly
 Opportunities                                                Renewable
 •Cork
 •Bamboo
 •Lyptus
 •Palm
 •Poplar
 •Wheatboard
 •Sunflower Seed Hull Board
 •Wool Carpeting
 •Cotton Insulation
 •Linoleum



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                                                              Local
                                                              Resources
                                                              500 mile radius




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Aluminum and Aluminum                Concrete Products                   Brick
Products                             APAC (Darlington)                   Boral Bricks (Van Wyck) – Brick
Alcoa (Goose Creek)                  Metromont (Greenville)              Carolina Ceramics (Columbia)
JW Aluminum Company (N.              Tindall Corporation (Spartanburg)   Hanson Brick & Building Products
Charleston)                          Winyah Concrete & Block Company     (Columbia)                            Local
The Loxscreen Company (West          (Pawleys Island)                    Palmetto Brick (Cheraw)
Columbia) – door and door            Chapman Concrete Products Inc.      Richtex Southern Brick (Ninety Six)   Resources
products                             (Spartanburg)
                                     Hardaway Concrete Co. (Columbia)    Lumber and Building Materials
Metal Fabrications                   Southeastern Concrete Products      Builders First Source (Conway)
Electrolux Construction Products     (Columbia)
(Columbia)                                                               Lumber and Wood Products
Socar Inc. (Florence) – fabricated   Stainless Steel                     C.M Tucker Lumber Companies
structural steel                     American Stainless & Alloy Products (Pageland)
Vulcraft (Florence) – fabricated     (Darlington)                        Collum’s Lumber Products
structural steel                                                         (Allendale)
                                     Construction Sand and Gravel        Council Lumber Co. (Orangeburg)
Steel Works and Blast Furnaces       Thomas Sand Company (Greenville) Dixie Products (Darlington)
JM Steel Corp. (Huger)               Vulcan Materials Company (Columbia) Georgia Pacific (Columbia)
Nucor Steel (Darlington)                                                 Norbord South Carolina Inc.
SMI Steel (Cayce)                    Adhesives & Sealants                (Kinards)
Talley Metals Technology             Siroflex Inc. (Greenville)          Diamond Hill Plywood Company
(Hartsville)                                                             Inc. (Darlington)
Chatham Steel Corp. (Columbia)       HVAC Equipment
SMI Rebar of South Carolina          Trane (Columbia)                    Furniture
(Columbia) – rebar manufacturing                                         Duracase (Ridgeland) – and
                                     Paint                               recycling program
Concrete                             Sherwin Williams (Columbia)
Giant Cement Co. (Summerville)                                           Skylights
North America (Harleyville)          Waterproofing Materials             Velux (Greenwood)
Hardaway Conc. Co. (Columbia)        Hydro-Stop Inc. (N. Charleston)


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                                                              Environmental
                                                              Material Criteria


                                                              • Recycled
                                                              • Rapidly Renewable
                                                              • Salvaged
                                                              • Locally Manufactured
                                                              • Locally Harvested
                                                              • No Impact to Habitats
                                                              • Recyclable
                                                                /Biodegradable
                                                              • Low Embodied Energy
                                                              • Non Toxic




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                                                              Material Life-Cycle
                                                              Analysis




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    Case Study - CBF
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                                                               MISSION


                                                               The
                                                               Chesapeake
· Excess Nutrients in                                          Bay
  Waterways                                                    Foundation
· Sedimentation
· Point Source Toxins




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 Site                                            Water
                                                                              Effluent flow
                             Increase in
                                                                              from sewage
                             urbanized
                                                                              treatment              MISSION
                             land
                                                                              plants into
                             relative to
                                                                              area
                             population                                                              Nutrient Pollution
                                                                              waterways
                             growth:
                                                                              contributes            Sources
2.65 times the rate of population growth        approx.300 million pounds of nitrogen                · Non-point Source
                                                pollution in the Bay each year.                        Pollution

 Energy                                          Materials & Resources                               · Water Treatment
                              Each year,                     2000     Current
                                                                                                       Plants
                              roughly 97.5                            Trends           Wetlands
                              million pounds-
                                                Developed   196,200   377,809   93%
                                                                                       lost in the   · Air Pollution
                              -comes from air
                                                Farm        490,200   372,310   -24%
                                                                                       lower 48
                              deposition.
                                                Forest &
                                                Wetland
                                                            364,653   313,385   -14%   states        · Loss of Wetlands
                              Most of this                                             between the
                                                Other       17,392     4,948    -71%
                              comes from                                               late 1700s
power plant smoke stacks & vehicle tailpipes.    and the mid-1980s: More than half (53%)


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Site Conservation and Restoration




                                    • Ecosystem restoration
                                    • Stormwater reduction
                                    • Minimized site
                                      disturbance




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Conservation - Harnessing Natural Resources

                                                                                  • Passive And Active
                                                                                    Solar Design

                                                                                  • Mixed-mode
                                                                                    Natural Ventilation

                                                                                  • Geothermal Heating
                                                                                    And Cooling

                                                                                  • Day Lighting
                                                       Orientation
                                                       Sun Control                • Rainwater
                                                       Natural Daylight             Collection
                                                       Energy Efficient Systems
                                                       Renewable Energy




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                                                              Parallel Strand
                                                              Lumber




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                                                              Structurally
                                                              Insulated Panels




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                                                              Galvalume




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                                                              Interior Finishes




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                                                              Interior Finishes
                                                              Cork:
                                                              Rapidly
                                                              renewable
                                                              Durable
                                                              Soft and
                                                              Comfortable
                                                              Quiet
                                                              Maintained with
                                                              non-toxic
                                                              chemicals
                                                              Beautiful



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   Case Study - Sandhill
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                                                              Project Mission & Site




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                                                              Passive Cooling




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                      Site Palette




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