Basalite Brings Green Concrete Masonry to the Emerald City
Basalite announced expansion of its green concrete masonry offerings by installing...
Look-a-like Masonry Products Garnering Attention
I’ve included a number of news items in this week’s newsletter about proposed new building products. Activists in the green building movement are increasingly investing their time, talent and treasure in projects to create a new generation of building materials. These innovative products are often units shaped like conventional clay-fired brick and concrete masonry units. And at first glance, these products appear to be less harmful to the environment. But are they viable replacements?
Earning a Reputation
Masonry proves its sustainability, brick-by-brick.
Keeping It Clean
Cast stone offers environmental benefits with self-cleaning cement.
Concrete Goes Green
A Nevada development company gives eco-friendly concrete a new name.
For the past quarter century, the New American Home has been influencing...
Sustainable Design and Natural Stone
Too often, sustainable design is equated to earning LEED points on a project. But...
Soaking up the Sun: Trombe Walls and Solar Gain
The Trombe wall utilizes passive solar to effect energy savings in sun-filled climates.