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Study confirms Solutia products deliver positive environmental impact

Post Time:Mar 22,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:73

As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, responsible use of natural resources and the reduction of its carbon footprint, officials at the Performance Films division of Solutia Inc., St. Louis,announced thecompletion of a Life Cycle Assessmentby Harmony Environmental, LLC, and review by an independent third party. The results from the recently completed study conclude that Solutia's Performance Films division delivers a positive impact to the environment, according to a March 21 release.

The assessment, consistent with International Standards Organization standards, was completed at the end of 2010 and concluded that the division's solar-control architectural window film products become carbon neutral in less than two months after installation. With an average service life of 15 years, this means that these products are typically providing 14-plus years of greenhouse gas reductions after accounting for the products' total carbon footprint.

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