Monthly Archive: October 2015

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Kliptech Manufactures EcoTop and RecycleTop Surfaces

Kliptech manufactures and distributes two types of sustainable surfacing: EcoTop® and RecycleTop®. Both materials were designed to promote sustainability without having to compromise style or quality and are in line with the company’s mission to develop, design and manufacture durable, cost-effective, user-friendly and environmentally friendly products. EcoTop was personally designed by Joel...

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Green Commercial Building Study

A 10-year study conducted from 2004 to 2013, at the University of Guelph in Ontario and published in the Journal of Portfolio Management, reveals that green office buildings have more satisfied tenants and higher occupancy and lease renewal rates. Ten years of data from one of North America’s largest commercial real estate...

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Greenbuild 2015 Showcases Unity Home

This year’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will feature the 2015 Greenbuild Unity Home. Builder magazine, along with New Hampshire-based builder Unity Homes and the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2C) have partnered to construct the demonstration show home that will be displayed at Greenbuild Nov. 18 to 19 in Washington, D.C....

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Cali Bamboo Offers GreenClaimed Cork Wall Tiles

Cali Bamboo’s GreenClaimed® brand offer a product line of designer cork wall tiles. Cork is considered to be one of the most renewable and sustainable materials available because of the manner in which the material is harvested. GreenClaimed cork wall tiles are made from recycled cork from the wine bottling industry. The...

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Curava Recycled Glass Is Resin Based

While many other recycled-glass surfacing uses cement as a binder, Curava Recycled Glass Surface has a resin binder developed for strength, hygiene and stain resistance without the need for sealer or wax, reports the manufacturer. The amount of recycled glass used in making Curava is equivalent to 25 glass bottles per sq....

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Richlite Offers Three Series of Sustainable Surfacing

Richlite has been producing sustainable countertop materials since 1943, the newest of which is embedded with bamboo and called Stratum. Stratum is a naturally designed material inspired by the banded cliffs of Palouse Canyon in Eastern Washington. In addition to Stratum, Richlite offers the Northwest series and Cascade series of surfacing, all...