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Water-Saving Toilet Invention: Tap-n-Flush

Published on April 17th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Water-saving toilet controller manages water used per-flush without installing a new toilet This innovative dual-flush toilet product, the Tap-n-Flush, was released February 15 by Hawaii-based company, Prodius. We have written about water-saving toilets in the past ... Read More



How to Build a Wind Turbine for $30

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Renewable energy = high upfront costs… right? Yes, if you’re paying someone else to put your system together for you. Now, that seems like kind of a no-brainer for most of us: I certainly don’t feel like I know enough to build my own solar panel&hellip... Read More

Commercial Buildings

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Radio Flyer HQ Earns LEED Platinum

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Radio Flyer Inc’s company headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, has earned LEED Platinum certification, the company announced this week.  Focused on environmentally sustainable practices, the certification acknowledges the key design decisions made on the project, including the ... Read More

Green Design

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What is Life Cycle Assessment?

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Life cycle assessment (LCA) looks at the environmental impacts of a building material over the entire life of the material, from extraction to disposal.  LCA attempts to quantify these impacts for the purpose of comparing materials ... Read More

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