Spring 2013 Table of Contents

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Bella-Dura Collection, Fabricut Product Bella-Dura Collection, Fabricut

New designs by Fabricut feature Bella-Dura's 100% recyclable material. Read more

WhisperGreen, Panasonic Product WhisperGreen, Panasonic

Two new ventilation fans from Panasonic feature LED light engines. Read more

LightFlex, Sunoptics Product LightFlex, Sunoptics

A TDD and LEDs merge for optimal, energy-saving light. Read more

Apex Litter and Recycling Receptacles, Forms+Surfaces Product Apex Litter and Recycling Receptacles, Forms+Surfaces

New litter and recycling bins from Forms+Surfaces feature aluminum and Jatoba hardwood. Read more

Flooring Underlayment, Impacta-Regupol Product Flooring Underlayment, Impacta-Regupol

This insulation is made of recycled polyurethane foam and cork granules. Read more

Handmade Cultured Brick, Boral Stone Products Product Handmade Cultured Brick, Boral Stone Products

New releases of manufactured brick veneer offer more color and texture options. Read more

QuietTherm Insulation, Knauf Product QuietTherm Insulation, Knauf

EcoBatt insulation can improve STC ratings in walls by three to 10 points. Read more

Shade Fabric from Phifer Product Shade Fabric from Phifer

SheerWeave Performance + Style 2500 reduces solar heat gain and sound. Read more

Cotton Insulation from Applegate Product Cotton Insulation from Applegate

Cotton Armor contains at least 85% recycled content. Read more

How It's Made: Ecore Recycled Rubber How It's Made How It's Made: Ecore Recycled Rubber

Scrap tires are gold mines for Ecore, which repurposes reclaimed rubber into building and flooring products in four steps. Read more

Alchemy, Ecor Product Alchemy, Ecor

Four new lines from Noble Environmental Technologies Corp's Ecor brand provide pliable composities for architectural surfaces. Read more

Grenite, Saint-Gobain Product Grenite, Saint-Gobain

Nine colors of recycled material can be used for countertops, retail surfaces, and more. Read more

Thinking About Dollars and Sense Viewpoint Thinking About Dollars and Sense

A personal lesson on the value of good indoor environmental quality goes a long way. Read more

Oscillation, Brintons Carpets Product Oscillation, Brintons Carpets

A new collection of Axminster carpets is inspired by the sea. Read more

The John W. Olver Transit Center, designed by Charles Rose Architects The John W. Olver Transit Center, designed by Charles Rose Architects

A net-zero-energy transit hub in in Greenfield, Mass., looks to the future. Read more

RG-11 Optical Rain Gauge, Hydreon Corp. Product RG-11 Optical Rain Gauge, Hydreon Corp.

An optical senser on Hydreon Corp.'s rain gauge closes windows and vents when it rains. Read more

Flashback: Behnisch Architekten's Norddeutsch Landesbank flashback Flashback: Behnisch Architekten's Norddeutsch Landesbank

More than a decade after its completion, a German banking headquarters continues to garner attention for its form and how it functions. Read more

Terralite, Terra Bona Materials Product Terralite, Terra Bona Materials

Lighter concrete means reduced fuel during transportation. Read more

Waste Not, Save more Waste Not, Save more

Energy recovery ventilation is an old technology that is garnering new attention. Read more

Product Category Review: Acoustical Insulation Product Category Review Product Category Review: Acoustical Insulation

Make the most of acoustical insulation by first understanding how it works. Read more

Americana Hardwood, Architectural Systems Inc. Product Americana Hardwood, Architectural Systems Inc.

Architectural Systems Inc.'s new hardwood defies the thin-plank trends: these boards come standard at 6". Read more

From Derelict to Dynamic From Derelict to Dynamic

Restoring and updating a 100-year-old building in Cleveland required vision and creativity. Read more

Brightwater Center, designed by Mithun Brightwater Center, designed by Mithun

The Brightwater Center demystifies the water treatment process for local students and the community. Read more

Stone Series, Filterpave Product Stone Series, Filterpave

New colors to FilterPave's porous pavement offer more options for coordinating with its surroundings. Read more

Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center, by Cannon Design Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center, by Cannon Design

Transparency strengthens the mission, visibility, and healing environment of a neuroscience center. Read more

Structuring Resilience AIAPerspective Structuring Resilience

We ignore the facts at our peril. Read more

The Old College Try AIAFeature The Old College Try

Revising the blueprint for campus living. Read more

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