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  • Red, White, Blue, and Green: Nogales, Arizona

    Part 4 of 5 examining five winning projects of the GSA’s 2010 Design Awards

  • Red, White, Blue, and Green: Van Buren, Maine

    Part 5 of 5 examining five winning projects of the GSA’s 2010 Design Awards

  • Rooftop-Mountable Wind Turbine From Cascade Engineering

    Cascade Engineering. The rooftop-mountable Swift turbine is designed for urban and suburban homes, starting up in 8-mph winds. It can produce 1,900 kWh per year at a 13.4-mph average wind speed, says the firm, and is never louder than 35 decibels, equivalent to a whisper. The turbine measures 7...

  • Insulated, Engineered Stud From EC Mfg.

    EC Mfg. Thermal bridging through wood framing accounts for significant heat loss in every home. The rSTUD is an engineered stud with a foam thermal break sandwiched between two pieces of LVL to create typical nominal-dimensioned studs. The high-density foam delivers stud R-values of 7 for a 2x4 and...

  • Acorn Engineering Co. High Efficiency Toilet

    Acorn Engineering Co.’s High Efficiency Toilet is made from 80 percent recycled steel and uses only 1.28 gallons per flush.

  • Project Specs: Teams, Materials, and Sources

    Projec teams, materials, and sources for ECO-STRUCTURE's January/Februray feature stories

  • Engineered Wood Siding From Collins

    Collins. TruWood engineered wood siding comes in a range of styles, including 1/2-inch Cottage Lap, 1/2-inch panel, and 1/2-inch cedar shake lap. The product is SCS certified for a minimum of 25% recycled content and is available FSC certified. It is designed to eliminate splitting, cracking, and...

  • New + Notable January-February 2011

    New products for green-built homes.

  • BIM: As Green As Users Make It

    Two engineers discuss the benefits of using BIM to project and modify sustainable initiatives and building operations.

  • FSC-Certified Engineered Wood From Boise Cascade

    Boise Cascade. The manufacturer now offers FSC chain-of-custody certification for its engineered wood products, which already were SFI certified. Available products include BCI joists with Versa-Lam LVL flanges, Versa-Stud LVL framing lumber, and Versa-Rim rimboards. Also available are AllJoist...