Monthly Archive: March 2017

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GAF Introduces Roof-Integrated Solar System

GAF, a North American roofing manufacturer, recently announced a new innovation in solar roofing technology: the DecoTech™ Roof-Integrated Solar System. According to the company, the GAF DecoTech System couples innovative, attractive and affordable solar technology with fast, safe and easy installation by roofing contractors. Designed to provide an attractive, low-profile alternative to...

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New Green Building Library Available on USGBC Website

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently added a Public Policy Library to its website. In the new USGBC Public Policy Library users can discover and access green building-related and LEED-specific policies across the United States. The library is an interactive platform that shares details on policies at the federal, state and...

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Women in Green to Hold Los Angeles Breakfast

Women in Green is holding its first event of 2017 in April. The Women in Green Breakfast will take place April 14 hosted by the USGBC-LA at the City Club Los Angeles. The event is slated as a discussion and networking opportunity. A panel of social justice leaders, moderated by Heather Rosenberg of...

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Bradley Offers TerreonRE Recycled Solid Surface Material

Bradley introduced TerreonRE, a recycled solid surface material that has all of the features of Terreon Solid Surface with the added benefit of 25 percent pre-consumer recycled granules and eight percent rapidly renewable material, which can count toward LEED credits. Many of the environmental benefits of Terreon products come from an efficient...

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ISFA Releases 2017 Countertop Industry Outlook

Each year, the International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA), conducts extensive research and analyzes a wide range of statistics to develop the Countertop Industry Outlook, and although the outlook does not specifically name sustainable surfaces, it provides some important indicators on this segment of the market. Economic Outlook The first set of data...

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ByFusion Introduces RePlast – A Recycled Plastic Building Material

In this video ByFusion introduces its alternative building material created by converting 100 percent plastic waste. RePlast, the resulting product, requires no glues or adhesives for use, can contribute to LEED certification for construction and communities, produces 95 percent lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GhG) compared to concrete block and creates high thermal and...