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    Cut and paste each Green Team and Materials and Sources list to the bottom of each feature.

  • Tile Size Is Expanded

    Estrie, a division of American Biltrite Ltd., offers a new 18- by 18-inch tile in its Viera line. The new size carries the Viera line benefits and standards, including no PVCs or VOCs, a 12dB acoustic rating, and 20 color options.

  • Adagio Hybrid Acoustical Ceiling Panels From CertainTeed Corp.

    CertainTeed Corp.’s Adagio Hybrid Acoustical Ceiling Panels’ design combines the sound absorption of high-density fiber glass with the soundcontainment qualities of mineral fiber.

  • Natural Ventilation and Daylighting Express a Design Firm's Eco Focus

    The Terry Thomas provides a window into the soul of Seattle-based design firm, Weber Thompson, a firm that practices what it preaches about sustainability.

  • California Constructs Sustainable Office Building

    Natural conditions and influence from neighbors inspired the design of the sustainable complex, Caltrans District 11 in San Diego, for a district of California's transportation authority.

  • Sound-Abatement Windows Can Help Make a House Hushed and Healthy

    The Burlington Northern train runs through Ft. Collins, Colo., 10 times a day, and architect Pete Weber designed a mixed-use project right next to its noisy tracks. On this project, Weber, creative director for Boulder, Colo.-based Coburn Development, speced Weather Shield's Zo-e-shield 6 laminated...

  • What You Need to Know About Greenwashing

    Walking through the exhibit floor at Greenbuild last year, Scot Case was surprised by the amount of misleading or inaccurate environmental claims he encountered at the respected conference on sustainable building.

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    Everyday life depends so much on electrical power.