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The 2007 Top-10 Green Building Products

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Building Green and GreenSpec Name Top 10 Green Building Products

2007—BuildingGreen, Inc., publisher of the GreenSpec Directory and Environmental Building News, has released its list of the 2007 Top 10 Green Building Products. This sixth annual award, announced at the US Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference in Chicago, recognizes the most exciting products drawn from additions to the GreenSpec Directory and coverage in Environmental Building News.

The company's GreenSpec database now includes more than 2,000 product listings.

The 2007 Top-10 Green Building Products

  • Collins Pine FreeForm from The Collins Companies, a new FSC-certified particleboard that is produced with no added urea-formaldehyde.
  • Alpen Fiberglass Windows from Alpen Energy Group, high-performance fiberglass windows.
  • 180 Walls from Milliken & Company, highly permeable, woven wallcoverings for commercial applications made from 100% pre-consumer recycled polyester.
  • Bosch Evolution 800 Series SHE98M Dishwasher, reportedly the most energy efficient and quietest full-size dishwashers available in America.
  • Greenplay Children's Furniture from Skyline Design, including tables, seating, shelving, and play spaces made with environmentally responsible and healthy materials and finishes.
  • Cube3 Ultra Urinal from Caroma, an advanced, ultra-low-flush urinal that flushes using just one pint of water.
  • LifeGuard Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable from Houston Wire & Cable Company, a line of low- smoke, near-zero-halogen electrical cables (some may contain trace amounts), many of which are lead-free and RoHS compliant (for the European Reduction of Hazardous Substances accord).
  • Wireless Controls from EnOcean, which are energy-harvesting wireless controls for lighting and other building-automation equipment.
  • SunEye from Solmetric Corporation, a hand-held electronic device for measuring solar shading and calculating solar access for solar installers and green builders.
  • LED Downlight from LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc., specifically the company's LR6, which uses just under 11 watts to provide 650 lumens of light, for a measured efficacy of 60 lumens per watt,

GreenSpec is a leading national directory of green building products. Products are selected by editors of Environmental Building News (EBN) based on criteria developed over the past 15 years.


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