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The Green Standard Launches New Web Site


December 16, 2008
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Recycled Glass and Porcelain Products

EnviroGLAS converts recycled glass and porcelain bound for the landfill into elegant, sustainable hard surfaces and landscaping materials. Unique mixtures of recycled glass and porcelain are combined with custom colored epoxy resin, then poured by hand to create exquisite Terrazzo applications for flooring, counters and tabletops. EnviroGLAS Terrazzo surfaces are low-maintenance, extremely durable, have a life-cycle of over 40 years and contribute eight or more LEED credits.

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 The Green Standard Launches New Web Site
Manufacturers and purchasers who are seeking information on sustainable production and consumption can now access the organization’s new site at

 NCIDQ Announces Change to Multiple-Choice Exams in 2010
The National Council for Interior Design Qualification has completed its survey of practicing interior designers and will modify the content of its two multiple-choice examinations beginning in 2010 based on the results.

 Mannington to Harness Solar Power
Mannington Mills will soon be using emission-free solar generated electricity to help power its operations, with the installation of an extensive rooftop solar panel system at the flooring manufacturer’s Salem, NJ, headquarters.

 Hunter Douglas Partners With Arbor Day Foundation
As part of its commitment to environmental consciousness, Hunter Douglas has agreed to make an annual contribution to the Arbor Day Foundation, the largest conservation organization of its kind, with a mission to “inspire people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees.”


 Placing Green Tenant Improvements Within Reach

By Elaine Aye, IIDA, LEED AP

With planning and thoughtful choices, designers can create high-performance, sustainable spaces that serve the client's best interests without breaking the bank.


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