green pieces

  • posts on the wall

    National Gypsum Co. has launched a website for building professionals that explains the green components of its products.

  • old kentucky-honed

    Bourbon Boards specializes in salvaged building products from decommissioned commercial structures.

  • town architect

    Anyone strolling past the new Portland, Maine, office of Richard Renner | Architects can see there's something going on here.

  • green light

    Lutron Electronics' Maestro eco-minder dims homeowners' lights; its LED alerts them if they're conserving energy, too, changing from red to green if energy savings exceed 15 percent.

  • g force

    Miele's new G 2002 series dishwashers meet 2011 Energy Star requirements and claim 17 percent greater water efficiency over previous models.

  • hot top

    Custom-Bilt Metals' FusionSolar system integrates a thin-film solar laminate with a standing seam metal roof, resulting in a turnkey solution that it says is more affordable than traditional roof-mounted solar installations and will pay for itself in 10 y

  • natura nada

    The Natura line of no-VOC paints comes in 3,500 colors and three sheens.

  • on a roll

    Hoping to form a combination as successful as the iconic chocolate peanut butter cup, CertainTeed is mixing its residential roofing products with Energy Conversion Devices' thin-film flexible solar laminates.

  • community building

    Debuting October 23 and running for a year, Green Community explores the space between buildings.

  • sustainable spa

    Methven's Satinjet Tahi shower system delivers a waterfall spray of 3,000 droplets per second, but only consumes 2.3 gallons of water per minute.

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