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  • ASHRAE Publishes New Guideline on Indoor Environmental Quality

    Guideline 10 provides guidance on achieving good indoor environmental quality considering interactions of air quality, thermal conditions, lighting, and acoustics.

  • Product Review: Daylighting & Skylights

    Light penetration deep into a home can boost comfort, livability, and energy efficiency. Here are strategies to strike the right balance.

  • Recycled-Cork Mosaic Tiles From Habitus

    Habitus. Made from wine bottle cork stoppers collected from factories in Spain and Portugal, Cork Mosaic tiles are mounted the same as standard glass or ceramic tiles, and their waterproof quality makes them ideal for bathrooms and kitchens, says the firm. The cork chips come in two sizes: 1-inch...

  • FSC-Certified Bamboo Flooring From Smith & Fong

    Smith & Fong. PlybooStrand FSC-certified bamboo plywood and flooring are urea formaldehyde-free and carry Indoor Advantage Gold and FloorScore certifications, respectively. Plywood panels come in 3/16-, 1/2-, and 3/4-inch thicknesses; the flooring comes in 3/8- and 9/16-inch thicknesses. Both are...

  • Project Specs: Teams, Materials, and Sources

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

  • Low-VOC, Dry-Erase Paint From IdeaPaint

    IdeaPaint. Single-coat, roller-applied IdeaPaint can be used to turn a surface into a dry-erase board suitable for kitchens, a childs room, or a home office. According to the firm, the paint dries as smoothly as the surface it covers; it wont crack, peel, stain, or yellow; and it can be painted...

  • Recycled-Content Tile From Trikeenan

    Trikeenan. Reclamation Tile is a ceramic product made from 20% recycled clay and 100% post-industrial glaze waste from a factory that reclaims all glaze leftovers, the company says. Available in 16 sizes, the tile comes in 3-inch-by-3-inch to 9-inch-by-12-inch sizes, 6-inch hexagons, and the...

  • Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

    HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals...

  • Recycled-Content Tile From Fireclay Tile

    Fireclay Tile. Debris Series ceramic tile is made from local factory dust and California clay, giving it a recycled content of more than 60%, says the firm. The series includes 112 glaze colors and comes in sizes from 1 inch by 2 inches to 12 inches square. 408.275.1182.

  • Greenguard-Certified Solid Surfacing From LG Hausys

    LG Hausys. Large transparent chips in Hi-Macs Galaxy solid surfacing provide a shimmering effect reminiscent of space. The non-porous, Greenguard-certified surfacing comes in eight colors in 1/2-inch-thick sheets measuring 30 inches by 145 inches; custom lengths are available. 877.853.1805...