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  • Permapave Permeable Paver From Permapave Industries LLC

    Permapave Industries LLC’s Permapave Permeable Pavers are natural-stone pavers that eliminate 100 percent of gross pollutants from waterways.

  • Development Implements Waterwise Landscaping

    Amelia Park Development, Fernandina Beach, Fla., implemented water-wise landscaping in a residential development.

  • Wasteland Transformed Into Model for Sustainability

    Nonprofit Heifer International's growth necessitated a larger headquarters that provides control over energy costs and demonstrates sustainability.

  • Mountain Home Provides Green Installation

    Oregon’s Hood River Valley offers year-round recreational opportunities with skiing on Mt. Hood, hiking through forest lands and fishing in clear waters. Outside of Parkdale, Tom Kelly and his wife Barbara Woodford found a spot amidst this rugged setting to build a mountain home.

  • Permeable Pavers From Boral Bricks

    The company’s new permeable pavers allow water to drain through the surface, reducing runoff. The 4-inch-by-8-inch pavers are notched every 3 inches around their perimeter to create six rectangular voids that mate together to form a 1-inch-by-7/8-inch opening and a 12% void area per square foot...

  • Aldo Leopold Foundation Wins FSC Award

    THE FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL-US , Washington, D.C., awarded its third annual Designing & Building with FSC Award to the Baraboo, Wis.-based Aldo Leopold Foundation for the Aldo Leopold Legacy Center headquarters building.

  • Permeable Brick Pavers by Pine Hall Brick

    The manufacturer’s permeable brick pavers enable storm water to filter into the soil instead of draining into streams and rivers, and satisfy state and local storm-water management requirements, the maker says. The company says its pavers are easier to install than some because there are only...

  • Permeable Pavers by Belgard

    The company’s permeable pavers are made of concrete and separated by joints filled with small stones. Water enters the joints between the pavers and filters through crushed stone layers; the water, minus the filtered-out pollutants, is absorbed into the soil. The pavers can be used for patios...

  • Home Depot Foundation Award Runner-Up: Matthei Place

    Matthei Place offers low- and moderate-income dwellers green amenities at affordable prices.

  • Case Study: Home Depot Foundation Award Runner-Up: Rental Project

    A runner-up in the Home Depot Foundation Awards' Rental Project category, Solara is 95% powered by solar photovoltaic energy.