Sustainable Materials

Philly Non-Profit Demo Crew Trains New Workers, Salvages Old Building Materials
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Philly Non-Profit Demo Crew Trains New Workers, Salvages Old Building Materials

The Philadelphia Community Corps is creating jobs and recycling materials,... More

Turning Demolished Buildings Into Beautiful Materials
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Turning Demolished Buildings Into Beautiful Materials

Razing old structures creates huge amounts of waste. StoneCycling transforms it... More

BuildingGreen: Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for 2017
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BuildingGreen: Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for 2017

This selection of products from the 15th annual BuildingGreen Top Products list... More

Why Sustainable Design and Cradle-to-Cradle Products?
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Why Sustainable Design and Cradle-to-Cradle Products?

"When did we get the right to pollute?" More

Highs & Lows of Price Volatility for Building Materials
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Highs & Lows of Price Volatility for Building Materials

Materials such as drywall and copper pipes have experienced extreme volatility in... More

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ReNEWW: Whirlpool and Purdue University Team Up to Make Sustainable Attainable ReNEWW: Whirlpool and Purdue University Team Up to Make Sustainable Attainable

The manufacturer and the university's goal: give sustainable technologies wider appeal More

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2014 Grand Winner: Gallaudet University Residence Halls 2014 Grand Winner: Gallaudet University Residence Halls

Closed Caption Version To make living and study spaces more comfortable for students, architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture (Washington, D.C.) and project manager Ardencia Love-Smalls of Monarc Construction (Falls Church, Va.) undertook the interior upgrades of four Gallaudet University residence halls, calling on the expertise of Hansel Bauman, Gallaudet University’s campus architect and director of the DeafSpace Project, and Robert Sirvage, DeafSpace design researcher. More

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2014 Grand Award Winner: Ray Residence 2014 Grand Award Winner: Ray Residence

Architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture (Washington, D.C.) remodeled his own home in Arlington, Va., to be LEED Platinum-certified and full of light-filled, highly livable space. More

Sustainable Ceiling: WoodTrac Ceiling System
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Sustainable Ceiling: WoodTrac Ceiling System

Get a custom-looking wood ceiling made from FSC-certified materials without the... More

Redwood Reinforcement: Green Diamond and California Redwood Co. Earn FSC Certifications
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Redwood Reinforcement: Green Diamond and California Redwood Co. Earn FSC Certifications

Lumber companies take sustainability seriously. Now 70% of redwood is FSC certified. More

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