San Jose-based Fireclay Tile, manufacturer of a recycled-content line of ceramic tiles called Express, has another line called the Debris Series. This line includes several patterns with up to 112 colors, and the company just released six new field pattern tiles (shown above) that can be made to order in under four weeks.
As you may know, this site’s been nominated for a 2011 JDR Industry Blogger Award in the “green” category. This is the last week of voting — it’s been a tight race so far — […]
A Dutch company, Bolefloor, has developed a new method of producing floors from pieces of wood stock that allow for the natural shape of wood to be used. The company uses wood scanners, computer-aided technology, and optimization algorithms to maximize wood cuts to create a unique floor with curving joints between boards for a floor like none other on the market.
Oregon-based Grape Solar is now selling grid-tie capable, kilowatt-scale solar photovoltaic systems online via Amazon. These systems ship in various bundles which include a racking system, an inverter, and several 230-watt panels, depending on the size of the system.
Tiny houses increase in popularity.
One flow chart explains sources of energy.
Energy savings foiled by improper thermostat use.
Pocket neighborhoods seen as response to sprawl.
Building the sustainable urban community.
Why sustainability is winning over CEOs.
Unrecycled CFLs leaking […]
American Express sampled 2,045 people (18+ years old) and learned that 64% of them will invest in renovation projects this year, according to a survey taken in the first week of March. These homeowners are only planning on spending about $3,400 — down from $6,200 last year — but 32% of folks with home improvement plans will look into green home improvements.