Green Design

How to Specify: Climate-Positive Materials

Decorative laminates and composite woods are some of the most sustainable choices for materials. Find out what makes them such a great choice in the fight against climate change and how they can impact human health in this discussion with guest Kenn Busch, founder of Material Intelligence. 

Top 10 States for LEED Green Building in 2019

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has unveiled its annual list of the top 10 states for LEED green building, which ranks states based on the number of LEED-certified square feet per person. Colorado topped the list for the first time in eight years. See which LEED projects helped catapult states into the list and move up their ranking.

Australia Bushfires and the Role Designers Play in Climate Crisis

In this Fridays By Design, Sarah Kloepple gives an update on the unprecedented bushfires ravaging Australia that are being fueled by drought and high temperatures. She also provides content that aims to inspire designers to choose more sustainable solutions and products.

Australia Bushfires and the Role Designers Play in Climate Crisis

In this Fridays By Design, Sarah Kloepple gives an update on the unprecedented bushfires ravaging Australia that are being fueled by drought and high temperatures. She also provides content that aims to inspire designers to choose more sustainable solutions and products.

Take Action Now to Reduce Building Carbon Emissions

The building and construction industry stands as the world’s single largest emitter of carbon emissions when accounting for both operational and embodied carbon. Address emissions in the built environment by specifying products with recycled materials that can be recycled at end of life.