green building products, indoor air quality

By: Ductware  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Green Building, Indoor Air Quality, Green Building Products

Worldwide, 30-40% of all primary energy is used in buildings. Of this, up to 50% in Australia is used for heating and cooling commercial buildings alone.


Here's information about how we can help in the Indoor Environment Quality category.

Green Star Rating - Independent Product Reviews

Applicable Green Star Credit numbers
Ene-1, Mat-3, Mat-7, IEQ-17
IEQ-8, Mat-7
IEQ-8, Emi-4, Ene-1
IEQ-8, Mat-7
IEQ-8, Mat-7
IEQ-8, Emi-4, IEQ-17, Ene-1
Ene-1, IEQ-2, IEQ-7
Man-12, Mat-7
Ene-1, IEQ-2, IEQ-7
IEQ-8, Mat-7
IEQ-17, Mat-3, Ene-1, Man-3
Ene-1, IEQ-2, Mat-6, Mat-3
IEQ-17, Ene-1, Man-3, Mat-3


Green Star Rating - Product Information and Technical Data

Our products can be used to support various aspects of Green Star credits. The table below gives an overview of the contribution specific products make to each credit.

TitleCredit no.ContributionSpecific products
Air Change EffectivenessIEQ-2By reducing leaks and improving the flow of air through ductwork, the air change effectiveness of a mechanically air-conditioned space can be optimised, improving indoor air quality.
Thermal ComfortIEQ-9By reducing leaks and improving the effectiveness of duct insulation, internal temperatures are easier to maintain.
Volatile Organic CompoundsIEQ-13HVAC sealants and adhesives free of VOCs will maintain indoor air quality
Mould PreventionIEQ-15Use a duct sealant with additives to reduce mildew growth.
Internal noise levelsIEQ-12By using a flexible duct connector and a turning vane and rail system reduces vibration transfer and thus internal noise levels can minimised.

Keywords: Green Building, Green Building Products, Indoor Air Quality

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