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Wallcoverings for Healthcare

DuPont announces a set of DuPont™ Tedlar™ Wallcovering designs for the healthcare segment.      DuPont™ Tedlar® films have been used as wallcovering for healthcare facilities for over 35 years, but now there are...

Acoustic Insulation with Post-Consumer Recycled Carpet

CarpetCycle is closing the loop on carpet recycling with the creation of Quiet-Tech, an acoustic carpet insulation made from 85–90% post-consumer recycled materials. With nearly 4 billion pounds of carpet entering the waste stream each...

ANSI-Approved National Green Building Standard

The ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute and is available for public use. This third edition preserves the standard’s tradition as the industry benchmark for residential...

New Study Suggests Strong Outlook for Green Homes

During the prolonged housing downturn, green homes provided support to the ailing residential market and now promise to be an important element of the recovering market as well, according to a new study conducted by...

Fortifiber Named Leader in Sustainability

Fortifiber, Fernley, Nev., was honored in October as the Leader in Sustainability in Northern Nevada. This prestigious award is based on the company’s long-standing history of sustainable practices, capped by the recent addition of a...