Material selection is a critical element of the specification process in design projects, with many factors to consider. Designers must account for health, safety, durability, performance, and sustainability criteria when assessing materials. It is crucial to find a balance based on the needs of the client and end users, aesthetics, application, budget, cleaning requirements, and life cycle. 

Sourced from valued partners, this curated catalog of CEU and educational resources related to materials and their chemistry will guide you to ask critical questions to make the most appropriate choices for your projects. 

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