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2014 September

September features the next Excellence in Design winner and some insight on how to manage three generations of people working in sustainable building.
Excellence in Design

A Well-Rooted, Living Building

The Rochester Institute of Technology envisioned a building that was living, figuratively and literally, for its new Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
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Mental Health Benefits to Green Living?

Allowing employees to “get back to nature” can enhance their well-being and productivity.
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Exterior Colored Glass

Koda XT panels are engineered resin panels.
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Dynamic Glass

SageGlass is advanced dynamic glass that can be electronically tinted or cleared to optimize daylight.
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Exterior Sun Shade System

The Cilium sun protection system features an aluminum frame that can be converted from a vertical shading system.
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Sustainable Bricks

These split-face sustainable bricks feature a textured face for a more stone-like, rustic look.
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Predictive Maintenance Solution

ThyssenKrupp’s monitoring system connects elevators to the cloud, gathering data from sensors and systems and transforming that data into valuable business intelligence.
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Pregrown Modular System

The SkyScape Pregrown Modular System from Firestone Building Products is built on the foundation of a 100 percent recycled high-density polypropylene module.
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Interior Insulation

Infinish ES and Infinish ES2 are the first interior-focused wall insulation boards to be manufactured by Atlas Roofing Company.
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Interior Shade System

ShadeLoc from MechoShade is a side-channel shade system.
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LED Lighting System

Tech Lighting is launching a new product line called GATICA (General And Task Illumination, Controls, Adjustability).
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Leed Fellow Corner

Informed Product Selection

Manufacturers are starting to produce more information than ever before on their products, but how should you analyze it?
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Editor's Note: The Great Divide

A model shows what the building can do, and not necessarily what it will do.
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Leveraging Generational Differences for Sustainability Success

Successfully implementing sustainability practices in a corporate environment begins with appealing to the generational characteristics dominant in today’s workplace.
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Misgivings About a Heated Controversy

Should cold water exclusively be used to clean carpeting, or do the benefits of hot-water carpet cleaning outweigh the perceived costs?
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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.


NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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2014 September

September features the next Excellence in Design winner and some insight on how to manage three generations of people working in sustainable building.
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