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New Challenges for the Sealant and Adhesive Formulator: Part II

Posted on 3/20/2014 6:52:22 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I began a review of the historic versus the newly evolving challenges for the modern formulator. In this post, I will di...

  

TSCA REFORM: Can We Get There from Here?

Posted on 2/28/2014 7:08:56 PM. By Mark Collatz

In the last couple of weeks, I have spent considerable time meeting with Senate staffers trying to understand what it is going to take to...

  

Are Raw Material Suppliers and Manufacturers Already Conducting Internal “Green” Chemistry Analysis?

Posted on 2/24/2014 9:13:52 PM. By Paul Bertram

Are raw material suppliers and manufacturers already conducting internal “green” chemistry analysis? The chemical makeup of p...

  

The New Challenges for the Sealant and Adhesive Formulator Part 1

Posted on 2/20/2014 5:24:12 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I reviewed the activities and results of the January 26-28 ASTM C24 meeting in Ft. Lauderdale. In this post, I will begi...

  

A Review of the Recent ASTM C24 Sealant Committee Meeting in Ft Lauderdale January 26-28, 2014

Posted on 2/4/2014 2:54:38 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I reviewed how the concept of sustainability has been expanding.  In this post, I leave the sustainability focus in...

  

What Some of the Architectural / Building & Construction Community is Doing to Support HPDs

Posted on 1/27/2014 6:02:12 PM. By Paul Bertram

What will you do when your technical department receives a letter like this? Here is what some of the architectural community is doing to...

  

Singular Product Claims Have Evolved into the Broader Green Initiatives of Today

Posted on 1/6/2014 7:55:21 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I reviewed how formulators can employ green chemistry and still achieve the best sustainability results for the building...

  

Greenbuild 2013 LEEDv4 and Material Transparency Report : HPDs – Health Product Declarations

Posted on 12/17/2013 8:52:04 PM. By Paul Bertram

Greenbuild 2013 offered many sessions related to Material Transparency and specifically to HPDs (Health Product Declarations). The follo...

  

The Formulator's Nightmare is not Green Chemistry...You can Employ it to Your Best Advantage

Posted on 12/16/2013 9:25:06 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I reviewed several definitions of building green and how excessive focus on this property can lead to a less sustainable...

  

Definitions of Green Chemistry and a Look into Green Advocacy Issues

Posted on 12/9/2013 8:16:29 PM. By Bob Braun

In this post, I look at the “Green Building” issues and commonality amongst the many organizations that use and define this...