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  • Make It Right Foundation Rebuilds Hope in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward

    150 single-family and duplex homes offer a sustainable safe haven for residents hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters.

  • Galleries at Turney Relies on Desert-Compatible Landscaping

    Drought-tolerant plants, drip irrigation among water-conservation tools employed.

  • FutureGen Clears One More Hurdle With Department of Energy Record of Decision

    Jul. 15--MATTOON -- A decision Tuesday concerning the local site for the planned FutureGen power plant means backers can "start to nail down costs," a local official said.

  • Vast Permeable Composite Pavers From Vast Enterprises

    Vast Permeable Composite Pavers have an infiltration rate of 400 inches per hour when installed with an open-graded base, reducing stormwater runoff. The composite pavers are made with 95% scrap car tires and plastic containers, without sacrificing the strength, durability, or appearance to replace...

  • Bricks, Pavers, and Cobblestones From Gavin Historical Bricks

    The company’s bricks, pavers, and cobblestones originated on historical buildings and roads. The 150-plus-year-old European-blend cobblestones shown here, reclaimed from U.S. streets, offer a smooth surface look from decades of wear. Other products include Old Chicago–style bricks, Antique Indiana...

  • Christie Place / Scarsdale, N.Y.

    Christie Place is a luxury townhome community located north of New York. Developed by Ginsburg Development Cos., Scarsdale, and built by FM Home Improvement, East Orange, N.J., the buildings match the existing Tudor-style architecture of the Scarsdale village center.

  • New + Notable Green Building Products

    New products for eco-friendly homes, including zero-VOC paint, solar roof tiles, and permeable composite pavers.

  • Indiana Development First to Achieve ANSI Certifications

    The Village in Burns Harbor offers certified homes, a walkable town center, and proximity to public transit.

  • Seattle Home Promotes Sustainable Living

    Jeff and Salena Gallo not only feel good about their decision to build green, they also feel better physically. Salena has asthma and both had been plagued by allergies for years, yet after moving into their new sustainable home in Minneapolis, they no longer needed to take the medications they...

  • Pavers Are Rubber and Plastic

    VAST Enterprises LLC has introduced its VAST Permeable Composite Pavers, which consist of 95 percent post-consumer scrap automobile tires and gallon-size plastic containers.