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PVC Pipes

DID YOU KNOW: Plastic pipe is a key component of residential plumbing systems. Up to 70% of homes in the US contain plastic pipe.

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Sealants

DID YOU KNOW: Sealants are popular building products that play an important role in a building’s weather-resistance and energy efficiency.

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CRI Green Label Plus

DID YOU KNOW: CRI Green Label Plus is a voluntary industry program for carpets, adhesives, and cushions with the mission to lower VOC emissions.

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Windows

DID YOU KNOW: Choosing the most appropriate window for its purpose and location involves understanding each of its components.

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Artificial Turf

DID YOU KNOW: Artificial turf is a ground surface made to function like and appear like grass. Although originally used for athletic fields, turf expanded its market to residential and commercial properties…

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Vapor Barriers

DID YOU KNOW: Improper installation resulting in mold is the leading source of health concerns when it comes to vapor barriers.

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Tile Countertops

DID YOU KNOW: Ceramic and porcelain tiles are relatively low-impact and a stain/burn resistant material for a countertop installation.

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Fiber Cement Cladding

DID YOU KNOW: Fiber cement is a widely used exterior cladding due to its durability, stability, flame resistance, economics, and easy maintenance.

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Gypsum Board

DID YOU KNOW: Drywall manufacturing plants in the USA released over 3 tons of mercury into the air between 2009 and 2018.

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Featured Products

Versa EVO

DID YOU KNOW: The evo® PVC-free product line is constructed from an olefin composite and contains 20% recycled content.

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Wallcoverings

DID YOU KNOW: Even though they are widely used, wallcoverings contain a variety of factors that pose serious health hazards.

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Carpet Tile

DID YOU KNOW: Carpet tile has increased in popularity due to its versatility and design flexibility. The tiles also allow for easy replacement as repairs can be made by section instead of the entire floor.

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Prosoco LS Concrete Densifier

DID YOU KNOW: LS is a premium concrete flooring sealer, hardener and densifier. The increased surface hardness simplifies maintenance, producing a cleaner, healthier environment.

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Epoxy alternatives

DID YOU KNOW: Epoxy is too often spec’d as a catch-all coating despite the availability of less toxic and more cost effective solutions.

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Ecomedes

WHAT IT IS: Ecomedes streamlines the processes of collection, maintenance, comparison, and performance analysis for building products.

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Pharos

WHAT IT IS: Pharos provides hazard, use, and exposure information on 138,018 chemicals and 180 different kinds of building products…

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Corian

DID YOU KNOW: Corian is an acrylic solid surface material whose pigments are free of heavy metals, toxic chemicals and carcinogenic ingredients…

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Indure by Torzo

DID YOU KNOW: TorZo’s Indure is a surface product that has the look of concrete but is made from FSC certified composite wood fiber material covered with acrylic resin for a sleek and elegant appearance…

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Spot UL Library

WHAT IT IS: SPOT is the largest credible sustainable product database with solutions for architects, manufacturers, retailers, professional purchasers and more.

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