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    EcoVéa Shower Monitors Water Flow and Purifies it for Reuse

    A Bathroom Revolution
    With its innovative, patented system, Reveeco’s EcoVéa helps reduce significantly the water and energy consumption of a shower, without sacrificing its users’ comfort. The savings can reach up to 80% in water and 70% in energy for each shower.

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    ASHRAE Holds All the Sustainability Cards, Winter Conference to be Held in Las Vegas

    ATLANTA—Las Vegas, Nev. continues to build upon its reputation as a vibrant showcase for the extraordinary by offering the grandest hotels, the biggest stars in entertainment and, of course, the brightest lights. It’s no wonder that the world’s biggest HVAC Expo and the largest membership-based HVAC&R engineering society have chosen the city as the site of the ASHRAE 2011 Winter Conference and AHR Expo.

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    “Fossilized” Bamboo Flooring Is Hardest Wood Flooring Ever

    Let’s say you get a lot of floor traffic or you have a kid that jabs Hot Wheels into the ground. Maybe you have a dog that runs in circles, and you want a strong wood floor. You’ll probably look for a high Janka scale rating — a measure of hardness — to find something that will hold up against denting and wear. You might even consider this strand woven floor from Cali Bamboo that the company says received a 5,000+ pound score in recent tests.

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    High-Tech Wallpaper Cleans the Air!

    We’ve seen wallpaper that monitors your environment and wallpaper that tells a scientific story , but now there’s even wallpaper that cleans the air! That’s right, Blücher Technologies has come up with a “breathable, glass fiber/polyester nonwoven paper-like covering” with absorbents that capture icky toxins like PCB, PCP, pesticides, and radon. The air purifying wallpaper is a smart way to get around sick building syndrome; if you’re doing a retrofit of a space that was built in an era where no-VOC’s didn’t mean diddly to anyone. Read the rest of High-Tech Wallpaper Cleans the Air!

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    ModuTiles Add a Quirky Burst of Cork to Any Room

    Looking for a way to spruce up old floors without turning to linoleum or covering them up with carpet? ModuTile modular flooring is versatile for customizing and redefining any space. Cork is a beautiful and renewable resource– create rugs, runners or cover entire floors with the texture and warmth of cork. Each set of six tan, and six chocolate cork shaped tiles covers 12 square feet

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    Water Efficiency Measures on School Campuses: A Case Study – Green Building Pro

    Water Efficiency Measures on School Campuses: A Case Study Green Building Pro Rainwater harvesting benefits the natural environment by eliminating the reliance on potable water. Harvesting all the rainwater on site reduces the amount ..

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