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What Are Health Product Declarations?

April 30th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Health product declarations (HPDs) provide a full disclosure of the potential chemicals of concern in products by comparing product ingredients to [&hellip


Old Books Meet New Technologies in Book Mountain

October 30th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

A building opened on Oct. 4, 2012 to a regal pomp and ceremony that is trying to bridge the very gap between new technologies and historically significant products. It is the Boekenberg or “Book Mountain” in Spijkenisse, Netherlands


Sustainable Residential Combined Heat and Power Systems’ Forecast by Pike

July 25th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

New research is being conducted on more energy sustainable residential combined heat and power systems (resCHP). The research is being conducted by Pike Research which joined Navigant’s global Energy Practices on July 1, 2012 which provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The systems are small generation systems that produce electricity for residences while also capturing heat that would normally go to waste


The New Dali Museum: Sustainable and Beautiful Plus Designed to Withstand the Elements

August 27th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

Visitors have always traveled to St. Petersburg, Florida to experience the Dali Museum since it opened in 1980. In January of this year, 2011, the New Dali Museum opened and is receiving an exceptional response. The doors opened 1-11-11 at 11:11am for people to enjoy an incredible art collection within a building that is its own masterpiece


Fomo Offers Education and Products to Increase Building Energy Efficiency

July 28th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

The University of Fomo is an online foam education program for the proper use and sellers of green polyurethane foam and its products. The company was founded in 1975 and besides being an educational service for the architectural and construction industries it also serves as a provider of products such as spray foam, pour-in place sealants, adhesives and accessories


Earth Advantage and NEEA Launch Free Online Course “Ducts Inside” for Industry Professionals

July 22nd, 2011 | by Susie Kim-Carberry

Earth Advantage and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) have teamed up to provide a free online course on how to reduce home energy use by 15 to 20 percent by a placement method of keeping all ducting within the conditioned space of new homes. A self-paced online course geared toward industry professionals, the self-paced tutorials, "Ducts Inside" teaches builders, designers, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals a new energy-efficient method that can save energy and home heating and cooling costs


Pottgiesser Architecture Possibles Renovates Ancient Orangery into a Family’s Home Reality

July 16th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

The architecture firm of Christian Pottgiesser and partner, Pascale Thomas Pottgiesser, known as Pottgiesser Architecture Possibles, based in France, has been successful in creating numerous projects that are both appealing to the eye and profound in design details including being environmentally conscience and leaving the landscapes un-interrupted. They completed the family home known as Maison L in 2009 which meets all of their design criteria



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