Acoustic Ceiling & Wall Panels

by Harry Richardson on August 25, 2015

The Troldtekt Company has developed beautiful acoustic panels that have a variety of colors and textures.   This product has documented sustainability, effective fire protection, flexible design solutions, great acoustics, healthy indoor climate, and natural strength.

The panels are Cradle to Cradle certified (they do not contain hazardous substances and can be returned to nature).  They are made entirely from wood and cement.

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Greenscreen Landscape Wall

by Harry Richardson on July 28, 2015

Have you ever wanted a green façade or fence that is modular?

The Greenscreen Company has a three dimensional modular trellis system that can create facades, freestanding elements, shapes and fencing. These systems can be used on smaller residential properties as well as commercial buildings. The Green Facades train vines and shrubs to cover trellis structures. Living Wall systems are composed of pre-vegetated panels, vertical modules or planted mats.

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Elegant Outdoor Path Lighting

June 30, 2015

Have you ever wanted versatile and elegant boundary markers along your pathways? Santa & Cole in Atlanta has a product called Skyline that illuminates access points and pathways at various heights. These lights are available as a bollard or a sconce. They are made of bent and painted sheet steel with anticorrosion protection. The lamp […]

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Bird Friendly High Solar Window Glass

May 26, 2015

Have you heard about the number of birds that fly into building windows? Walker Glass has created bird friendly glazing that prevents bird collisions by having visual markers on the outside surface. The markers are spaced 4″ vertically and 2″ horizontally. These markers are acid-etched and can be put on solar control low-e coated windows, […]

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Creating Translucent Building Walls

April 28, 2015

Have you ever wanted to change the color of an exterior or interior building wall panel? CPI Daylighting in Illinois has a solution called UniQuad. The UniQuad panel incorporates removable skin technology: the power of two independent glazing panels in one unitized high performing assembly. The external and internal panels can be mixed and matched […]

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Intelligent Window Glass

March 31, 2015

Have you ever wanted a window glass that seamlessly transitions through four tints to provide unobstructed views without the glare or heat? A room is not a room without natural light, so the more natural daylight, the better for occupant comfort. View Glass in Milpitas, CA has a dynamic glass product (the four tints can […]

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Revelation Skyceilings And Walls

February 25, 2015

Have you ever wanted a luminous sky ceiling or virtual windows? Sky Factory, Inc. has created such products. The sky ceilings are virtual skylights. They are photographic illusions of real sky views that trigger beneficial relaxation responses for mind and body. Backlit skyscape images create engaging virtual skylights. For the virtual windows, Illuminated images of […]

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Touchless Temperature And Flow Control Faucet

February 2, 2015

Have you ever wanted a touchless faucet that you can regulate the temperature and the water flow? Kohler has a Rada faucet that has precise temperature and flow control to reduce the risk of contamination and cross-infection. Insulated cool touch surfaces and digital thermostatic accuracy protects against scalding. Ergonomically designed waterways condition the water flow […]

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Electronically Tintable Dynamic Glazing

December 30, 2014

Have you ever wanted office windows that automatically tint when the sun starts to create a glare? Sage Electrochromics has created dynamic glazing that saves energy and money, by letting light stream in without the unwanted heat gain of conventional glass. This product is called SageGlass and it can be used on skylights and curtain […]

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Recycled Glass Countertops & Flooring

October 28, 2014

Have you ever wanted to buy kitchen countertops, flooring, or wall cladding that is made from recycled materials? The Cosentino company in Sugar Land, Texas has developed a multipurpose, aesthetically pleasing, practical, and sustainable product called ECO. This product is manufactured from 75% of recycled materials such as mirror, glass, porcelain, earthware, and vitrified ash. […]

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