More stories about Metal

  • Raising the Barn

    Can a place that houses equipment to work the land be kind to its surroundings as well? De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop provides a simple, low-tech approach.

  • Water-Saving Dishwasher From Bosch

    Bosch. The 800 Plus dishwasher uses as little as 1.5 gallons of water per cycle, 70% less than average dishwashers, and operates at an industry-leading 180 kWh per year, according to the company. The Energy Starrated unit includes a triple filtration system; an improved load sensor; a four-part...

  • GSA Raises Federal Building Requirement to LEED Gold

    GSA's facilities standards will be updated by the end of 2010.

  • Dri-Design Ombrae

    Dri-Design’s Ombrae Imaging Technology uses an advanced computer software system to cut 3-D pixels into panels.

  • Amtico International Metals

    Metals, by Amitco International, features a rippled, beaten texture and six metal shades: gold leaf, coin, fuse, foil, tin, and shot.

  • Sheffield Metals SOLR

    Sheffield Metals International’s SOLR solar standing seam roof system comes in 3, 5, 10, 15, 30, 60 and 120 kilowatt standard system sizes.

  • Merit Award: Jewell Street, Austin, Texas

    A gentle facelift of the existing home combines with a modern, edgy rear addition.

  • Stainless Steel Compost Container From Blanco

    Blanco. The Solon compost system allows homeowners to more easily store organic waste for composting. The stainless steel container installs into the countertop and includes a sealed lid to contain odors; the unit lifts out for emptying and washing. The product comes in a drop-in design or a flush...

  • Ground-Mount Solar Water Kit From EarthNet Energy

    EarthNet Energy. Because not all rooftops are suitable for solar collector placement, the company offers a Ground Mount Pedestal mounting system adaptable to most types of flat-panel and evacuated-tube solar collectors. The heavy duty, powder-coated-steel pedestals are available in 5-foot-tall...

  • St. Bartholomew's Chapel

    In 2007, the Poomacha wildfire claimed St. Bartholomew’s chapel on the Rincon Reservation, Valley Center, Calif., leaving only the chapel’s bell tower intact. Part of the rebuild includes a 5.7-kw solar panel system on standing seam metal roofing.