Aqucell and PHOENIX Water Recycling will be exhibiting at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Exhibition, October 22-24, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Stop by booth 622 and see how we can contribute to earning up to 15 LEED® points for your next project.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo 2014
The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is the world’s largest conference and exposition dedicated to green building, and it’s the place where 23,000 attendees and 750 exhibitors from the green building industry come together ...
We’ve teamed up with NHS Trust Leeds to push sustainability in hospitals
We’re working closely with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the carbon footprint of hospitals around Leeds, and save money through steps such as improving recycling and saving energy. We were in the Gledhow Wing at St James’s Hospital last week supporting the Estates team with their NHS Sustainability Day, and promoting their GRASP recycling campaign. The strategy stands for be Green, Recycle, be Aware, and be Sustainable for our Patients. We exhibited some of our products that will be...
UL Announces product Lens™ Program acceptance by USGBC’s LEED certification program
UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today the Product Lens™ chemical disclosure program has been recognized under the Building Product Design and Optimization grouping – Materials Ingredient credit by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED green building program. LEED is referenced in project specifications for 71% of projects valued at $50 million and over. Acceptance in the LEED certification program is another validation that UL’s Product Lens...
Chicago Soap Factory aims towards environmental-friendly recycling goals
Environmentally-friendly cleaning products Method Home is known for their environmentally-friendly household cleaning products, but their dedication to resource preservation throughout the entire production process is not as widely recognized. Their factory, called the Soapbox, is situated on Chicago`s South side, and the exterior is covered in an array of brightly colored awnings that remind you of their colorful soap bottles.The most fascinating features on the outside of their facility are the massive 70...
TELUS Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification
Following an extensive review, the Canada Green Building Council awarded TELUS Garden Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. This is the highest rating a building development can receive. This honour was presented at today’s launch of the Smart Prosperity initiative at TELUS Garden, attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. TELUS President and CEO Darren Entwistle is a founding member of the Smart Prosperity initiative, a new group of Canadian leaders committed to...
Concrete Industry Issues Environmental Product Declarations
The North American Precast Concrete industry has announced the release of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) in three key precast concrete product categories. The EPDs will allow architects, engineers, building owners, and other specifiers to better understand the environmental impacts of precast and prestressed concrete products. The precast concrete industry wide EPDs are now available for the following products: Architectural and Insulated Wall Panels, Structural Precast Concrete Products and Undergroun...