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DESIGN KE YS

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PRODUC T TR ANSPARENC Y

ALL IN GOOD TASTE

National’s offices and workstations meet

The materials selected for the Diamond Foods Innovation

SCS Indoor Advantage Gold. SCS Global is a third-party IAQ-certifying body.

Center kept food tasting and development in mind. Designers aimed to achieve a pristine air quality as not to obstruct or affect the sense of smell or taste. As a result, the entire facility features low and zero-VOC furniture and finishes. Clear Maple and locally-sourced Douglas fir are treated with durable lowVOC sealers. The carpet, paint and furniture do not off-gas to the interior environment. The building exterior used a combination of sustainable wood technologies: locally-sourced Douglas fir treated with an environmentally-friendly, durable and low-

Milliken carpet tile from The Basics collection is certified under the CRI Green Label Plus program.

maintenance clear sealer; plus, an innovative steam-pressuretreated southern yellow pine left to weather in the elements.

Paints meet Green Seal

The tasting room is completely free of off-gassing materials as

GS-11 VOC limits, CARB

to not influence a taster’s palate.

VOC limits and are SCAQMD compliant. Wood stain has a max VOC of 250 grams/liter (350 is the LEED limit).

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Architectural Products - October 2015  

The product publication of the U.S. architectural market.

Architectural Products - October 2015  

The product publication of the U.S. architectural market.