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Designing with Purpose: The Sustainable Advantage of High Pressure Laminate Surfaces

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Description

Durability, certified wood content, and high post-consumer recycled content make HPL a sustainable product for commercial and residential designs. Learn why HPL contributes to favorable design and performance in building interiors, the standards that demonstrate sustainability in terms of environmental and health impacts, and how HPL contributes to building designs that seek certification from LEED, WELL, or other standards.

This free live course is brought to you through a partnership with Wilsonart. By registering for this course, you grant AIA permission to share your name and email address with Wilsonart. 

Learning Objectives

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Identify and recognize the characteristics of high-pressure laminate (HPL) that contribute to favorable design and performance attributes in building interiors. 

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Investigate the independent, third-party standards that HPL products must meet to demonstrate sustainability in terms of environmental and health impacts. 

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Assess the ways that HPL can contribute to green and sustainable building designs that seek certification from LEED v4, v4.1, BD+C, ID+C, and WELL v2 standards. 

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Specify sustainable HPL in a variety of building types, and formulate appropriate selections related to specific applications.