Fall 2008 Table of Contents

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Commentary: Product Watch Commentary: Product Watch

Green building is a wholistic process. But sometimes, it is all about the products Read more

Performance Testing Essential for Verifying the Performance of Houses Performance Testing Essential for Verifying the Performance of Houses

Blower door, duct blaster, and other tests are a vital component of building science. Read more

Innovative Products From West Coast Green Innovative Products From West Coast Green

Eco-friendly drywall, an air-to-water converter, and a new approach to rainwater harvesting caught our eye at this year's show. Read more

New + Notable Green Products New + Notable Green Products

New Green Building Products: LED lights, energy-efficient windows, solar water heating, low-flow faucets, and more. Read more

Product Review: Insulation

Insulation is inherently green for its energy-saving properties. Here's a look deeper to see how each type measures up on other eco factors. Read more

WaterSense Standards Bring Low-Flow Faucets, Showerheads to the Forefront WaterSense Standards Bring Low-Flow Faucets, Showerheads to the Forefront

Water-conserving bath fixtures enter the mainstream as the EPA’s WaterSense standards take effect. Read more

Editors' Choice Green Product Awards Editors' Choice Green Product Awards

Staff picks for the year's most innovative green building products. Read more

LEED-Platinum Townhomes Educate Tulsa Residents on Sustainable Building LEED-Platinum Townhomes Educate Tulsa Residents on Sustainable Building

Contemporary attached units boast green features such as a green roof, low-flow toilets, and attention to daylighting. Read more

High Performance, Architecture Coexist in Florida's Alys Beach High Performance, Architecture Coexist in Florida's Alys Beach

Alys Beach custom home sends a clear message that high-performance housing can exist under strict architectural guidelines. Read more

EcoBriefs

Energy Star enacts new AC requirements; Sustainlane.com names greenest big cities Read more

USGBC Adds Homebuilder's Day to Greenbuild Conference Program USGBC Adds Homebuilder's Day to Greenbuild Conference Program

Daylong session, Nov. 20, will cover a range of residential-specific topics. Read more

Project Spotlight: West Coast Green Shipping Container Show House Project Spotlight Project Spotlight: West Coast Green Shipping Container Show House

Harbinger House demonstrates green building from framework to finishes. Read more

Guardian Industries Developing Vacuum-Insulated Glass Guardian Industries Developing Vacuum-Insulated Glass

Double-pane vacuum-sealed glass units could achieve R-10 or better. Read more

CARB Regulations on Composite Wood Panels Take Effect Jan. 1

Manufacturers of hardwood plywood, particleboard, and MDF must reduce formaldehyde emissions. Read more

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