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    Closing the Loop

    A former meat-processing facility goes green in Chicago.

     
  • Finding the Finances For Renewables

    A white paper from the Institute for Building Efficiency explores financing models for energy efficiency and renewable energy in existing buildings.

     
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    Wasco Skylights with SageGlass

    The skylights are designed to reduce glare and solar heat gain without blocking outdoor views.

     
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    Pulp Studio Chromavision Laminated Glass

    Intended for both facade and interior applications, this glass line offers an opaque metallic exterior look while offering full visibility from indoors.

     
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    Technical Glass Products Pilkington Profilit OW

    This addition to the company's low-iron, translucent, linear channel glass systems can increase visible light transmission up to 90 percent in uninsulated channels.

     
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    Sefar Architectural Vision

    This metal-coated precision-fabric interlayer is laminated with glass or other transparent materials for use in exterior applications, windows, and interior and decorative glass partition wall systems

     
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    Premier Copper Products Pendant Lights

    Made from 99.7% Grade-A recycled copper, these fixtures are intended for use in work areas, kitchen islands, bars, and covered patios.

     
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    Kingspan Powerpanel Solar Roofing System

    Designed for commercial, industrial, and cold-storage applications, the system uses Kingspan's insulated standing-seam roof with PV solar options.

     
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    Crossville Mixology

    The line of wrought-metal tiles features at least 50% post-consumer recycled content.

     
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    Mailhot ThinkGlass

    Featuring 25% recycled glass, the 100% recyclable LED-lit surfaces are available in 10 textrues.

     
  • ClimaGuard Window Manufacturer Shoot

    SunGuard by Guardian SNX 62/27

    Ideal for exterior commercial applications, this architectural glass features three thin layers of silver in its coating.

     
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    Recycled Glass Products GlassMode

    Intended for use in countertops, floors, and wall and shower panels, these tiles contain, by volume, 80% locally sourced crushed glass or porcelain chips.

     
  • What Makes It Green?

    What determines whether a building is truly sustainable? For the fourth year in a row, we task judges with examining sustainable attributes for the Evergreen Awards.

     
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    Double Duty

    New technologies integrate solar-energy collection into windows and walls.

     
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    Beyond the Building

    Large-scale lessons from the Lloyd Crossing Sustainable Urban Design Plan and Catalyst Project.

     
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    Moz Designs Blendz

    This solid-core aluminum wall panel series is composed of 80% post-industrial recycled aluminum and can be recycled at its end of life.

     
  • Living Lessons

    This year's winning projects share a commonality: A connection to sustainable-design education.

     
  • Ecommercial New Construction Winner

    Kroon Hall, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, by Centerbrook Architects and Planners and Hopkins Architects.

     
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    Greenhouse Winner

    Sustainable Residence in Kansas City, Kan., by Studio 804.

     
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    Special Recognition

    North House, by Team North/RVTR

     
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    On the Boards Winner

    The Bullitt Center in Seattle, by the Miller Hull Partnership.

     
  • Eli Meir Kaplan/Wonderful Machine for eco-structureBill Browning poses for a portrait on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC.

    Perspective Winner

    William Browning of Terrapin Bright Green.

     
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    From Planes to Placemaking

    Edmonton wants to turn a historic airport into a carbon-neutral community for 30,000 residents. Two directors from Perkins+Will explain how it can be done.

     
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    Closing the Loop

    A former meat-processing facility goes green in Chicago.

     
  • Image

    Wasco Skylights with SageGlass

    The skylights are designed to reduce glare and solar heat gain without blocking outdoor views.

     
  • Image

    Pulp Studio Chromavision Laminated Glass

    Intended for both facade and interior applications, this glass line offers an opaque metallic exterior look while offering full visibility from indoors.

     
  • Image

    Technical Glass Products Pilkington Profilit OW

    This addition to the company's low-iron, translucent, linear channel glass systems can increase visible light transmission up to 90 percent in uninsulated channels.

     
  • Image

    Sefar Architectural Vision

    This metal-coated precision-fabric interlayer is laminated with glass or other transparent materials for use in exterior applications, windows, and interior and decorative glass partition wall systems

     
  • Image

    Premier Copper Products Pendant Lights

    Made from 99.7% Grade-A recycled copper, these fixtures are intended for use in work areas, kitchen islands, bars, and covered patios.

     
  • Image

    Kingspan Powerpanel Solar Roofing System

    Designed for commercial, industrial, and cold-storage applications, the system uses Kingspan's insulated standing-seam roof with PV solar options.

     
  • Image

    Crossville Mixology

    The line of wrought-metal tiles features at least 50% post-consumer recycled content.

     
  • Image

    Mailhot ThinkGlass

    Featuring 25% recycled glass, the 100% recyclable LED-lit surfaces are available in 10 textrues.

     
  • ClimaGuard Window Manufacturer Shoot

    SunGuard by Guardian SNX 62/27

    Ideal for exterior commercial applications, this architectural glass features three thin layers of silver in its coating.

     
  • Image

    Recycled Glass Products GlassMode

    Intended for use in countertops, floors, and wall and shower panels, these tiles contain, by volume, 80% locally sourced crushed glass or porcelain chips.