F E AT U R E
DESIGN KE YS
Images: Pete Eckert
PRODUC T TR ANSPARENC Y
ALL IN GOOD TASTE
Nationalâ€™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 tasterâ€™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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