Other stories by Laurie Banyay

  • Controller Designed for Food Facilities

    Danfoss has introduced the AK-CS, a new controller designed for small food retail facilities. The controller can replace mechanical controls or older electronic systems.

  • Glass Pendants Use CFLs

    WAC Lighting has released the Americana Collection of glass pendants that use compact fluorescent technology. There are two styles.

  • National Gypsum Co. Web Site Launch

    National Gypsum Co., Charlotte, N.C., has launched a green Web site.

  • Newsletter Promotes Cypress Benefits

    The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, Pittsburgh, has introduced a new e-newsletter designed for architects, designers, builders and homeowners interested in learning more about cypress, a naturally sustainable, durable and versatile forest resource.

  • Target Center Installs Green Roof

    The Target Center recently had a 2.5-acre (1-hectare) green roof installed on it.

  • Health & Welfare Building and Labor & Industry Building, Harrisburg, Pa.

    Two buildings in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s state capital, Harrisburg, have been improved to achieve an expected 30 percent energy reduction throughout the combined 750,000 square feet (69675 m2) of the buildings.

  • Riverbend Elementary School, Yuba City, Calif.

    This 89,000-square-foot (8268-m2) school features a sweeping silhouette, natural surfaces and colors, and myriad recycled materials and sustainable technologies.

  • Pyke Named Research Director for USGBC

    The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building council appointed Christopher Pyke, Ph.D., to the position of research director.

  • Lamp Indices Decline

    The Rosslyn, Va.-based National Electrical Manufacturers Association incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps indices for the first quarter 2009 declined 2.4 and 4.6 percent, respectively.

  • State Building Code to Save Energy

    New residential buildings in Illinois will use less energy and cost less to operate thanks to the residential energy-efficient building code passed by the Illinois General Assembly.