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Recycled-Content, Mold-Resistant Wallboard From Serious Materials

Serious Materials. Made primarily from post-industrial waste and utilizing a natural drying process that avoids the energy required for calcining and oven-drying used in gypsum products, gypsum-free EcoRock contains 80% recycled material and requires 80% less energy to produce, says the company. The products fiberglass face and core materials resist mold without chemical treatment. It carries Greenguard and Cradle To Cradle Gold certifications and ULs Environmental Claims Validation. 800.797.8159. http://www.seriousmaterials.com/. More

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Product Review: Gypsum

With a focus on durability and growing attention toward recycled materials--plus a new industry certification program--wallboard offers a number of opportunities to make greener selections. More

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Serious Materials Heavy Commercial Serious Windows

Energy-saving windows for commercial applications. More

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Insulating windows from Serious Materials

Windows from Serious Materials are made with an insulated fiberglass frame. More

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Serious Materials First to Earn UL Environment Validation

EcoRock drywall’s content, emissions claims verified in independent lab testing. More

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Coming soon | Super-Efficient Windows

Serious Materials, which recently acquired window innovator Alpen Energy Group, is tackling the wall’s most inefficient component with a new line of windows boasting unit R-values of 5 to 15. The company achieved this level, which is significantly higher than the R-2.5 to R-3 of a typical double-pane, low-E window, by reinventing the glass, the spacers, and the frame, says CEO Kevin Surace. More

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Serious Materials to Launch Super-Efficient Window

Serious Materials, which recently acquired window innovator Alpen Energy Group, is tackling the wall’s most inefficient component with a new line of windows boasting unit R-values of 5 to 15. The company achieved this level, which is significantly higher than the R-2.5 to R-3 of a typical double-pane, low-E window, by reinventing the glass, the spacers, and the frame, says CEO Kevin Surace. More

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