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Potatoes and Wood Panels

By Chuck Ray Posted: 11/26/2013 10:06AM

The latest entrant in the formaldehyde-displacement race in wood panels is a resin system comprised of, among other things, starch of the common potato.

Using Insect-Killed Trees for Biofuel Focus of $10 Million Study

By Rich Christianson Posted: 11/23/2013 11:04AM

The potential of converting trees killed by spruce and pine beetles into liquid biofuel will be examined in a research project being led by Colorado State University.

IKEA Buys Wind Farm from Mainstream Renewable Power

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 08/12/2013 2:11PM

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has closed a deal to sell its 7.65 megawatt Carrickeeny Wind Farm to IKEA, the world's largest furniture retailer.

CW Keller: Architectural Firm Ahead of the Curve

By Karen Koenig Posted: 08/07/2013 4:23PM

CW Keller specializes in architectural projects featuring complex curve geometry.

Nucraft Furniture's Sustainable Production Wins Raves

By Karen Koenig Posted: 07/08/2013 9:33AM

Nucraft Furniture has received recognition for its furniture designs and sustainable manufacturing. The contract furniture manufacturer is based in Comstock, MI.

Brazil's Favo Moveis Adds Cabinet Furniture Manufacturing System

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 06/25/2013 2:46PM

Brazilian custom cabinetry and kitchen manufacturer Favo Moveis signed a deal with 20-20 Technologies Inc. for enterprise-wide manufacturing and operations software system.

Greener than LEED? 1st FSC Project Certified Commercial Building

By Bill Esler Posted: 04/03/2013 6:54AM

As the first heavy-timber office building in Seattle since the early 1900s prepares to open, the Bullitt Center is said to be greener than LEED. It is also the first FSC Project Certified commercial construction in the U.S.

National Office Furniture ‘LEEDS’ in Sustainability

By Karen Koenig Posted: 08/08/2012 12:00PM

Casegoods and table manufacturer National Office Furniture recently became Indiana’s first LEED-certified office furniture plant.

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