This paper reviews and discusses various sustainable materials utilizing waste products with the focus on their properties having an impact on the indoor environmental conditions and indoor air quality (IAQ). Materials included in the review are selected considering the following aspects: sustainability, cradle to cradle perspective, application, their impact on indoor environment and human well-being. The attempt of the paper is to cover a wide spectrum of information so to provide better understanding of waste utilization in construction industry.
Proceedings of Indoor Air 2014, 2014, p. 248-255
Building materials; Waste utilization; Environmental impact; Indoor air quality
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13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and ClimateInternational Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 2014
International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ)