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“Branding is about perception, and it’s not always a rational response, even among architects, builders, energy auditors and engineers. But that’s what makes this key area of sustainable building so interesting.”


 


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THE HOT 50 PRODUCT GUIDE
Artist: Philip Cottrell Background Graphic: The Pharos Project (www.pharosproject.net);
Center Image: PowerConcrete (p. 12)


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THIS MONTH’S GIVEAWAY FROM ICYNENE ........... 04


THE HOT 50 GREEN BUILDING PRODUCTS ........... 10
Our second annual editors’ choice selection of 50 top green building products reflects the state of the industry, While the next game changing technology hasn’t arrived yet, it’s easy to create outstanding green buildings by combining products like these.


STRUCTURE ........... 12


INSULATION AND AIR SEALING ........... 14


ROOFING AND SIDING ........... 18


DOORS, WINDOWS AND HARDWARE ........... 19


HVAC ........... 22


FAUCETS, FIXTURES AND PLUMBING ........... 24


APPLIANCES ........... 26


CABINETRY ........... 28


LIGHTING ........... 29


WALLS, WALL COVERINGS AND FLOORS ........... 31


SURFACES AND PAINTS ........... 32


ON-SITE ENERGY ........... 34


OTHER ........... 35


THE CLOCK TOWER PROJECT ........... 38
Ravaged by storms, slowed by politics and daunted by design challenges, this novel and outstanding rehab proved all of the skeptics wrong. The end product is a functional work of art.


READERS’ CHOICE GREEN BRAND SURVEY RESULTS ........... 49
Wonder which brands are winning the hearts of our readers? Here’s the full survey, with brief commentary from Green Builder ‘s editors.


FROM THE TAILGATE ........... 64
New offerings for the sustainable minded.


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