If you’re looking for long-lasting, energy-efficient lighting, 60-watt replacement LEDs are on the way to big box retailers. These lights screw in just like typical incandescents, but they use less than a quarter of the energy and have no mercury, unlike CFLs.
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For the ninth year in a row, BuildingGreen has announced their list of Top-10 Green Building Products. BuildingGreen sifts the products from additions to the GreenSpec Directory, coverage in Environmental Building News, and blogs on BuildingGreen. Here are seven products from the list to keep on the radar:
The small town of Oroville — north central Washington four miles from the border — has big aspirations. A developer has plans to build the first Passive House hotel in North America, according to Examiner.com.
NanaWall Systems, maker of beautiful folding door systems, just announced a partnership with Lamboo, maker of laminated bamboo, pursuant to which the companies will offer the first door system in the country with laminated bamboo framing. The product will help contribute toward LEED certification in a number of areas, according to a press release.