sustainable

  • true tone

    Bercy Chen Studio: Oldcastle Glass gray-tinted architectural glass for increased energy efficiency.

     
  • ECOHOME magazine Launched

    ECOHOME magazine, residential architect's newest sister publication, will provide housing industry professionals(architects, remodelers, and builders) with comprehensive information on the latest green products and technologies.

     
  • Seeds of Change

    Rockhill and Associates: Modular Green Roof Blocks streamline the installation of sod roofs.

     
  • place holder

    Be sustainable and secure with solar laminates from United Solar Ovonic.

     
  • endura test

    Endura's FrameSaver technology seamlessly joins wood with composite material for moistureproof, rot-free exterior wood door frames.

     
  • scientific method

    Kaplan Thompson Architects: If the budget is tight, Kaplan Thompson often turns to TopLabPLUS, a cellulose fiber-and resin-based surfacing material known for its sterility and imperviousness.

     
  • the tiles that bind

    Eco-Terr terrazzo tiles from Miami-based Coverings Etc are formed using 80 percent postindustrial stone and glass chips and a cement binder. The manufacturer claims the resulting tiles are thin, strong, and ideal for residential applications, particularly high-traffic areas.

     
  • screen dreams

    Japanese sliding doors from German shoji manufacturer Shoji Living are now distributed in the United States. Crafted of vertical-grain Douglas fir recovered from managed forests, the handmade screens can be speced with three different facings: polyester-reinforced paper, PVC-laminated shoji paper...

     
  • chop top

    Made from end-grain bamboo bonded with a formaldehyde-free and food-safe adhesive, the 1 1/2-inch-thick panels come in three standard sizes--30 inches by 96 inches, 36 inches by 72 inches, and 48 inches by 96 inches.

     
  • More Than Zero

    planet-friendly finishes make all the difference, inside and out.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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