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Editorials and discussions regarding the metal manufacturing industry and its products, applications and solutions.

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“BUILDING” the future of an industry: How collaboration, creativity & ignorance can change the face of the built environment

By William Dodge
As the design and construction industry moves forward and we all start to seriously consider the ideas of legitimate “differentiation,” the ideas of multi-industry collaboration and mass customization come to mind
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Gold Medal for Metal Stadiums

By Brianna Ritter
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We’re a little less than two weeks away from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, and I must admit, I’ve caught a bit of Olympic fever.
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Radiant Barrier FAQ: Everything you want to know but were afraid to ask because you didn’t want to sound like a nerd

By Bob Zabcik
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Now, as an engineer and resident energy nerd for my company, I encounter radiant barriers often.
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Student Leaders, Exceptional Teachers Awarded with Environmental Education Honors

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The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the EPA announced the winners of the annual Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE) and President's Environmental Youth Award, (PEYA) recognizing outstanding student leaders in environmental stewardship and K-12 teachers employing innovative approaches to environmental education in their schools.
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Navigating High-Performance Buildings

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Legrand research offers guidelines For navigating the complicated high-performance buildings landscape.
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Ten U.S. Programs Setting Inspiring Example of Sustainability

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Recyclebank names 10 clean-tech pioneer that celebrate U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives.
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Study: How Cradle to Cradle Certification Impacts Business

By Bridgett Luther
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Trucost measures the business, environmental and social value of Cradle to Cradle certification by 10 early adopters.
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Exploring Sustainability at AIA Chicago

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Check out these tours during the AIA Convention in Chicago, June 26, that will take you around the North, West and South areas of the city.
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