Plus Plus Pavers from Meld USA

North Carolina-based Meld USA, maker of ecoX and Micro, launched a new paver called Plus Plus.  The cement paver is available in six standard colors, as well as nearly limitless custom colors, and made with up to 74% recycled content.  Also, to minimize the environmental impact of manufacturing, Plus Plus is “wet cast, air cured, and form finished,” according to Architect Magazine.  Meld’s paver can be used in any garden, driveway, or patio.

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By |November 1st, 2010|Categories: Landscape, Materials, Recycled|Tags: , |0 Comments

October Green Month in Review

Other than this Racing Against Time article, which got a boost from Honda, our most popular article on Facebook last month was this one on the hen coop with a green roof, while the most shared article on Twitter was this one on the world’s first Living Buildings.  For more green coverage, stay current with the weekly email newsletter delivered every weekend.  Below you’ll find a gathering of links from October.

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By |October 31st, 2010|Categories: Month in Review|0 Comments

Bipartisan Efficiency, Charity Cases, Floating Future, + Paying Improvements

By |October 30th, 2010|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments

Lookotels Green Prefab Hotel Startup

By |October 29th, 2010|Categories: Hotel, Modern architecture, Prefab|0 Comments

New Thermally Broken rSTUD Lumber

Colorado-based Ec Manufacturing started making structural insulated panels (SIPs) about a year and a half ago.  The company was studying 2009 building code and thinking about how to innovate their products, when someone decided the building industry could use a thermally broken lumber material.  That led to the creation of rSTUD.

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By |October 28th, 2010|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Green Tech, Materials|Tags: , |18 Comments

Misleading with Green Product Claims

By |October 28th, 2010|Categories: Materials, News|5 Comments
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