What drives product manufacturer who are invested in green building? We set about asking the Vision 2020 underwriters. In the first part of this new series, we chat with Martin Grohman, director of sustainability for GAF, about the roofing company's approach to sustainability.
Insulation is a must of energy-efficient homes. New options offering recycled and renewable materials make the selection and installation processes easier.
On Chicago’s southwest side, The Plant is a sustainable business incubator and collaborative research facility that’s close to achieving its net-zero energy goal.
Known for its innovative uses of materials, the Switzerland-based firm finds a contemporary application for one of the world's oldest construction materials.
El Cerrito's new Recycling and Environmental Resource Center lets residents easily recycle unwanted items, and find new treasures.
Scrap tires are gold mines for Ecore, which repurposes reclaimed rubber into building and flooring products in four steps.
Innovations in eco-friendly carpet tiles expand to the recycling of individual components.
Crossville has developed a system of processing ceramic and porcelain tile back into powder used in manufacturing new tile.
New litter and recycling bins from Forms+Surfaces feature aluminum and Jatoba hardwood.
The 10 finalists in this year’s Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge employ bio-based and recycled materials in sustainable building materials.
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