Category: Green Surfacing Blog

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Sustainable Construction is on the Rise

Despite the current Administration of the United States disregarding global efforts of sustainable development throughout 2017, sustainable building will continue to trend throughout 2018 and long into the future. Individual states, cities, and businesses have persisted in moving forward in a fight for green developments in...

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USGBC Announces LEED Homes Award Winners

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes Awards, which recognizes projects, architects, developers and homebuilders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in the residential green building marketplace. The LEED Homes Award recipients include multi-family, single-family and affordable housing...

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Reclaimed Materials Driving Green Movement

According to Construction Dive, a notable website covering news and analyses of importance to the construction industry, the trade in used architectural and structural materials is a driving force behind the green-building movement. Companies, such as Pioneer Millworks in Farmington, N.Y., are increasingly using reclaimed wood,...

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Tips on Selling Energy Savings

In a blog post by Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd on the Insulation Institute website, Antonio De la Carrera of ADLCL Architecture gives some good advice on how builders can sell energy efficient upgrades to customers. De la Carrera has a great deal of experience with energy efficient, Net...