Table of Contents September 2009

 
  • Panel Matches Laminates

    Englert Environmental unveiled its SunNet Blue standing seam panel and flat sheet coating that match the color of its SunNet Building Integrated Photovoltaics, a standing seam roofing technology.

     
  • Toilet Has Back Outlet

    Caroma has released the Sydney Smart back outlet high-efficiency dual-flush toilet, which is WaterSense labeled to deliver high-performance and water savings.

     
  • Generation Green

    Sean Miller, education director of Earth Day Network, discusses the group’s goal of greening America’s schools in a generation.

     
  • Capitalizing on the Green Economy

    The recent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has appropriated billions of dollars to support green-building projects.

     
  • New Motifs Added to Lines

    Stacy Garcia Inc. has introduced four new motifs to its Lexmark Carpet Mill and York Wall Covering lines.

     
  • Window Film Designed For External Installation

    Two new Outside Weatherable window films from Solar Gard are designed for external installations.

     
  • Chair Is Lightweight

    Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair is made from eight major parts and weighs less than 25 pounds (11 kg).

     
  • Technology Includes Dimming Ballasts

    Lutron’s EcoSystem technology has expanded to include digital dimming ballasts for T4 compact fluorescent lamps.

     
  • 03/23/09 removed GreenGlass imprint from back of board

    Gypsum Board Contains Recycled Content

    GreenGlass fiberglass-faced interior gypsum board from the Temple-Inland GreenGlass family of products contains at least 90 percent recycled content.

     
  • WiFi Device Is Solar Powered

    Meraki released Meraki Solar, a WiFi mesh device that is powered by its own solar panel and solar-charged battery.

     
  • Energy Harvester Eliminates Battery Need

    The PMG37 vibration energy harvester from Perpetuum Ltd. converts unused mechanical vibration into electrical energy to power wireless sensor systems used to monitor critical systems.

     
  • Sensors Log Measurements

    Veris Industries manufactures a range of plug-in AC current sensors for use with HOBO U12-006 data loggers from Onset Computer Corp.