Division 22 23 Ebook Page 168 Nova Southeastern University Selects Duct Board

UNIVERSITY SELECTS DUCT BOARD CERTIFIED FOR CHILDREN AND SCHOOLS N ova Southeastern University is in the process of adding two buildings to its beautiful 300-acre campus in Davie, Fla., as part of a more than $50 million project to expand its University School, which is a leading private school serving grades pre-K through 12 located on 40 acres of the main NSU campus. One building is a 70,800-square- foot University School Fine and Performing Arts Center while the other is an 82,200-square-foot University School Lower School building where teachers provide a challenging and personalized education within a supportive environment for students in pre- kindergarten through fifth grade. Good indoor air quality is needed in both structures, of course. NSU carefully selected Hill York as their leading air-conditioning contractor and Hill York chose Owens Corning as their manufacturer of choice for the air handling system. As a result, NSU used more than 17,000 square feet of Owens Corning QuietR fiberglass duct board. One reason for that selection is the fact that QuietR duct board is certified for indoor air quality by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). In fact, QuietR duct board is certified to go a step further than most products by meeting the stringent product emission standard for GREENGUARD Children & Schools. GEI developed the Children & Schools Certification Program in response to rising concern over asthma and other respiratory illnesses associated with indoor air quality. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that

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