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2014 November

Learn about the California drought, how North Carolina retailers are going green, and more.

Retailers Going Green

Implementing sustainable designs in stores is helping numerous brands to put their environmental commitment on display for the public.
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Carbon Brushes for Wind Turbines

Morgan’s brush grades are created to be environment-specific, offering maximized performance in low or high load conditions.
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Online Estimation Tool

The AIRX Estimator for the Environment is a free online estimation tool to quickly calculate the environmental impact and energy savings.
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Noise Absorber

QuietFiber is 2 inches thick and is smoke, flame and UV safe.
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Magnetic Bearing Chiller

Daikin Magnetic Bearing chillers are reportedly 40 percent more efficient than traditional chillers currently used for large applications.
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Thermal Windows

The AA 5450 Series window, now available in a horizontal sliding configuration, is designed to meet or exceed the minimum requirements for the architectural window performance class.
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Floor Heating System

Raychem CeraPro cable kit is a floor heating cable system.
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Portable Gas and Emissions Analyzer

The E8500 combustion analyzer is a portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing.
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Recessed Lights

The ELEMENT LED Multiples feature a dome assembly that provides a sleek, below-the-ceiling look.
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Mobile Project Funding

GreenSky finances home improvement projects at the point of sale.
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Smart Vapor Retarder Technology

SMARTBATT with MoistureSense Technology is a kraft-faced fiberglass batt insulation that manages moisture in the wall cavity.
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Composite Flooring

The Counterbalance Collection is constructed of knitted polyester fabric and cushioned polyester felt backing.
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Why Incorporate a Shading System?

What are the benefits to incorporating a shading system, and what needs to be considered when making a choice?
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Moving Forward Requires Code Enforcement

The U.S. needs to fix its lax energy code enforcement or else energy conservation progress will suffer.
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Why—and How—to Consider Embodied Carbon

As much as 20 percent of a building’s total carbon footprint comes from the materials used to create it, but quantifying and measuring material carbon footprint can still be problematic.
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In-Store Decisions

As green continues its progressive march into the mainstream at retailers, consumers are being treated with more sustainable options than before.
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What We’ve Learned from California Droughts

And what we should be learning from the current drought.
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Metl-Span

Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.

Podcasts

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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