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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Communities Chosen For Design Program

    The Washington, D.C.-based American Institute of Architects Center for Communities by Design has chosen 10.....

  • Sustainability Committee Formed

    West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International has formed ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability.

  • 10 G ST. N.E./Washington, D.C.

    Serving as a respite from the city and nearby Capitol Hill, the vegetated roof and labyrinth on the American Psychological Association’s building covers 3,600 square feet (334 m2) and cost $170,000.

  • Center for Urban Ecology/ Washington, D.C.

    About 52 percent of Washington is covered with impervious surfaces, such as streets, buildings and parking lots, which helped to inspire the Center for Urban Ecology to install a 7,000-square-foot (650-m2) extensive vegetated roof atop its headquarters.

  • Forum Discusses Buildings' Energy Efficiency

    The Washington, D.C.-based National Academies of Sciences’ Federal Facilities Council and International Facility Management Association, Houston, hosted a joint policy forum at the U.S. Capitol in September about efficient energy use in buildings.

  • Insulation Manufacturers Increase Recycled Content

    The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, Alexandria, Va., has conducted a survey of its members’ use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials in their insulation products during 2006-07.

  • Sustainable Flooring Specification Requires a Systemic Approach

    An efficient and effective green-flooring specification system allows you to factor in aesthetic, practical and environmental considerations.

  • Events: May/June 2009

    Browse upcoming events about sustainability.