Green Materials

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Seeing Ghosts: Bitterroot Valley Forest Products Ghost Wood

Rather than old buildings, BVFP reclaims its wood from standing timber lost to beetle kill and forest fires. More

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Shades of Green: Green Design Is a Combination of Building Science and Product Choices

Two designers talk about the ways they share "green" ideas with clients. More

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Green Surfaces

Eco-friendly adhesives, resins, and other components come together to create a range of green options for walls, countertops, and floors. More

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Super Green Consumers Indulge Taste for Bling
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Product Extra: FSC-Certified Materials

Products andmaterials made of FSC-certified wood from Boise Cascade, EarthSource, EcoTimber, Native Trails, Neil Kelly Cabinets, and Smith & Fong. More

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Getting Warmer: Ecological Economics and the Real Costs of Energy

An alternative economic theory that provides more reasons why using sustainable materials and undertaking energy retrofits is a good idea. More

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Smaller Footprint, Greener Future: The 2030 Challenge for Products

Architecture 2030 launches its building product carbon-reduction initiative. More

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Architecture 2030 Launches Building Product Carbon-Reduction Initiative

New 2030 Challenge for Products targets carbon footprint of building materials and calls for manufacturers to expand use of life cycle assessments. More

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Majority of Builders, Consumers Perceive Reduced Prices on Materials Will Help Green Homes Become More Affordable
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The Goods on Hardwoods: How Green Is Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

Sustainability efforts have made materials such as engineered hardwood flooring arguably more eco-friendly than materials like bamboo. More

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