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Sep
17
2018

Did you know that sound control can contribute towards sustainability certifications for a building? Yes, it’s true! Energy efficiency and materials content may overshadow acoustic properties as sources of sustainability credits, but sound control measures can contribute to meeting health and comfort guidelines.…

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Aug
15
2018

Every year, more building owners opt to “go green” as a way to save money and contribute to a healthier environment. Many sustainability standards and indices have come along, but how do you know which ones are the most important ones for your building project? Energy efficiency, recycled content, what happens at the end of …

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Oct
11
2017

High performance openings from ASSA ABLOY are delivering certified energy savings to Department of Defense (DoD) facilities, providing the government agency trusted sustainable building products that comply with requirements for energy efficiency at federal facilities.

The DoD and third-party agency GreenCircle Certified, LLC examined existing interior and exterior openings at the Marine Corps Systems Command …

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Dec
9
2015

Sustainability has become a major driving force within construction. It’s a breath of fresh air for an industry that generates so much waste and, up until now, has had little or no transparency. Architects have pushed this through specifications, and working with end users to gain a certain status related to sustainability programs such as …

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