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  • Building Science: 5 Criteria for Evaluating and Comparing Air Filters

    Gaseous pollutants and particulate matter create an invisible pollutant soup in homes. The type of air filters you provide can have a lasting impact on indoor air quality.

  • Stimulus Funds to Put Shine on RDU

    Jul. 22--RALEIGH -- Raleigh-Durham International Airport will begin replacing some 2,000 runway lights with energy-efficient lights this week, thanks to about $8 million in federal and state funds.

  • Certification Focuses On Operations And Performance

    The Operations and Performance Management Professional Certification program from the Atlanta-based American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. helps earners demonstrate their knowledge of the management of facility operations and maintenance and the impact of...

  • Post Occupancy Study of 12 Federal Buildings Demonstrates Value of Going Green

    While the rush to build sustainably may be somewhat tempered by the economic downturn, a 2008 study conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. General Services Administration of 12 federal buildings demonstrates that buildings designed to be sustainable deliver on their promise of resource...

  • Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Educates Building Professionals

    Steven W. Peck, founder and president of Toronto-based nonprofit association Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, shares his thoughts about the benefits of vegetated roofs.

  • Soybean Urinals From The Waterless Co. LLC

    The Waterless Co. LLC’s line of soybean urinals are made from 30 percent soybean resin. The urinals do not require any water.There is no difference in appearance, function or maintenance compared to other waterless urinals.(888) 663-5874 / www.waterless.com

  • Filtrete Filters From 3M

    Filtrete filters for commercial buildings from 3M reduce energy, maintenance and life-cycle costs associated with traditional ventilation systems because of low-airflow resistance.

  • Ultra-Modern Texas Homes Offer Healthy, Low-Maintenance Living

    5-Star homes are developer Stanley Lerman's vision for dwellings that are energy efficient, sustainable, and healthy without sacrificing an ultra-modern aesthetic.

  • Research Touts Suspended Ceilings' Benefits

    Research from the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association, St. Charles, Ill., reveals suspended ceilings can reduce a building’s lifetime operating costs through energy and maintenance savings.