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Oct
31
2019

Sustainability remains a key consideration when designing and constructing openings for new and retrofit buildings. But what makes an opening “sustainable” or “green”? Energy efficiency, material sourcing and composition, end-of-life and other factors all play a role. In fact, there are so many sustainability standards that it’s difficult to know which ones are relevant for …

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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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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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