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Vinyl Institute Sponsors the Solar Decathlon entry - SURE HOUSE

Jan 2016

The SURE HOUSE, Stevens Institute of Technology's DOE Solar Decathlon entry, is a sustainable and resilient home for coastal neighborhoods at great risk of rising sea-levels in increasingly severe storms. The Vinyl Institute was a team sponsor. This video features the vinyl applications that make this home energy efficient, sustainable and resilient.

 

Susan Wade Nov 2017

VI 2017 Health, Safety, and Environmental Award Recipients

The Vinyl Institute announced the award recipients of its annual safety and environmental awards, which are given to companies in the vinyl industry for improving worker safety and protecting the environment at plant sites throughout the United States and Canada.  These awards recognized facility performance during the 2016 calendar year based upon federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), other regulatory permit performance, and the EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory data for air and water. 

David Dunston, Jr. Jan 2016

Vinyl’s Role in Sustainability

Sustainability is a word we hear all the time. But what does it really mean. For the vinyl industry it means more than protecting the environment. It means providing for the needs of today without compromising future generations, and their ability to do the same. It means embracing resilience and ensuring our communities, institutions and infrastructure are ready to adapt to the changing demands and circumstances.