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Viewpoint 12 Greenscene U Products 37 Deep Green 21 Reconciling preservation and sustainability When it comes to the looming water crisis and what it may mean for architects, contractors, engineers, and technology suppliers, blue is the new green Jeremy Knoll, co-founder of Historic Green, explains how the nonprofit organization is working in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward to rebuild in ways that are both historically and environmentally sensitive Ten years after moving into a renovated pier on...

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EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE SALES VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT All contents of this issue of eco-structure are copyrighted by Hanley Wood LLC. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States. eco-structure is the independent, unbiased source for green-building information. The magazine intends to foster an open dialogue about today's vital green-building issues. HANLEY wood LLC is publisher of Aquatics International, Architect, Architectural Lighting, Big Builder, Builder,...

Ecostructure

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From Capitol Hill

Research into technologies and practices that help use water and energy more efficiently got a boost on Capitol Hill as the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 3598, the Energy and Water Integration Act. The act authorizes 60 million annually from 2011 to 2015 for the Department of Energy (DOE) to study and advance initiatives and research that increase water and energy efficiency, to study the effects climate change may have on energy and water resources, and to improve the...

Materials

Adhesives, coatings, and sealants Pecora Corp., pecora.com Appliances GE Appliances, geappliances.com Furniture Herman Miller, hermanmiller.com Insulation Owens Corning, owenscorning.com Lighting control systems Lutron Electronics, lutron.com Lighting Lightolier, lightolier.com Winona Lighting, winonalighting.com Altman Lighting, altmanltg.com Masonry Local brickyards Cranesville Block Co., Metal Gerdau Ameristeel, gerdauameristeel.com Dietrich Metal Framing, dietrichindustries.com Millwork...

Thcentury Building Evolves Into A 21stcentury Research Center

Text David Sokol Photos Bilyana Dimitrova A Iate-i9th-century, 4,ooo-square-foot structure (previous spread) originally used to house a coaI-fi red generator for a brick manufacturer was selected to become the home of the new Center for Environmental Innovation and Education. A steel-frame, cedar-clad addition (opposite) now serves as the institute's entryway. The addition (i) is home to a new, intensive green roof (3). The galvanized steel armature (2) on the south elevation both provides an...

Products

KlipTech EcoClad EcoClad is an exterior cladding product for commercial applications. Made from a 50 50 blend of post-consumer recycled paper wood and bamboo fi bers, bound together by a 100-percent water-based copolymer resin, the cladding is VOC- and benzene-free. It is offered in 10 stock colors and a standard 7-mm thickness, with custom colors and thicknesses 4 mm to 20 mm also available. kliptech.com 253.507.4622. Circle 101 ecostructure.hotims.com Crossville Urban Renewal Crossvilie's...