Improving efficiency, health, and equity in housing and creating good jobs.
How We Build Matters
Building Clean works to increase the use of building products that are more efficient, less toxic, and manufactured in the U.S. We aim to improve the physical, environmental, and economic health of communities and promote a more equitable future for all.
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Find Efficient and Healthier Building Products
Building Clean is partnering with Ecomedes to provide comprehensive and up-to-date information on thousands of building products that carry labels and certifications for efficiency and safer chemical content.
Building Products Can Harm our Health
Many chemicals used in building products that make up our indoor spaces are known or suspected to cause long-term harm to human health—vulnerable populations are particularly at risk.
Improving Health and Equity in Affordable Housing
An ever-growing body of evidence shows certain chemicals used in building products can negatively affect the health of residents and workers.
Take steps to avoid or minimize the presence of potentially harmful chemicals in insulation, sealants, paints and wallcoverings, flooring, windows, doors and skylights, and lighting.
Buying building products made by U.S. manufacturers helps support and grow good manufacturing jobs in communities throughout the country.
Unions make life better for workers and their families. They are at the forefront of helping our buildings become more efficient and healthier.
Justice and Health Equity Matters
Building Clean is dedicated to ensuring justice and equity through purposeful actions and education on healthier and non-toxic building materials in affordable housing and safer fenceline communities.