Monthly Archive: May 2016

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Chroma from 3form Provides Luminous Color

Chroma is a translucent solid surface material made with 38 percent recycled content (9 percent post-consumer, 29 percent pre-consumer). This monolithic material can be used in nearly all horizontal applications. More than 10,000 colors are available that can be combined with a wide selection of lighting and fabrication services. While the appearance...

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Windfall Lumber Offers Reclaimed Wood Panels

Engineered panels from Windfall Lumber are comprised of reclaimed wood from Douglas fir trees. In addition to the reclaimed wood, the panels also include solid and glue-laminated lumber from deconstructed buildings in the Pacific Northwest. The panels are smooth to the touch, but some of the softer pith has been removed to...

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Kirei Introduces Three EchoPanel Modular Screen Systems

Kirei introduced three new EchoPanel reconfigurable partition systems. According to the company the EchoPanel acoustic panels absorb sound and are made from recycled plastic soda bottles. The company also states that the modular systems enable quick and easy reconfiguring. EchoPanel system components may be reused over and over, and at the end...

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The AIA Selects 2016 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) recently selected the top ten examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects that protect and enhance the environment. Projects showcase excellence in ecological design principles and reduced energy consumption. The projects will be honored at the 2016 AIA...

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Troy Lighting Offers Salvaged Wood Products

With the growing interest in reclaimed, salvaged and repurposed wood, we thought our readers may be interested in some products we found that are available from Troy Lighting. Although not a surfacing material, which is our usual focus, these light fixtures made from reclaimed wood seem to fit well with the recent...