New Paint Standard Defines Green Leadership

August 26, 2008
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It is a pleasure to announce that Italian Design is now an exclusive retailer of Fambuena, a line with a long heritage of design excellence both in concept and in craftsmanship. So, when specifying your next lighting project, please visit Italian Design. Fambuena, our latest display addition, offers stylish and one of a kind luminaries to complement any modern space. One great aspect of this line is its quick turn-around time!

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 New Paint Standard Defines Green Leadership
Calling for reduced VOC levels for base paint and colorants, Green Seal’s new GS-11 standard gives manufacturers guidelines for protecting indoor air quality and expands consumer education.

 Design Within Reach Fights Against Breast Cancer
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 HON Reduces Emissions on Seating Products with New Textile Finishing Technology
A new technology for fabric treatment, offering protection from water and stains with advanced flame retardant properties, is making its way into the mainstream office environment. Through its new partnership with G3 Technology Innovations (G3i), The HON Company is one of the first manufacturers to offer G3i’s GreenShield FR finish on its seating products.

 Rhode Island School of Design to Address Climate Change at Democratic National Convention
The city of Denver and the Host Committee of the Democratic National Convention have selected Rhode Island School of Design to present a showcase during the August nominating convention based on the school's innovative approach to addressing the challenges of climate change through design.


 EnvironDesign Notebook: Shopping 301: ‘Non-Shopping’ Our Way to a Greener Future

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Socially and environmentally aware investment programs have grown considerably over the years and have a greater impact than one might realize.

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