Alexandria Moulding to be showcased at green building event

ST. MICHAEL, BARBADOS--Contractors, developers, architects, and engineers from across the Caribbean will be gathering in Barbados this week to learn about the most advanced green building products and technologies from Canada.

Some 30 Canadian companies will be showcasing their environmental and sustainable building solutions for insulating high performance buildings, improving energy efficiency, managing moisture, and many other applications.

One of the major attractions at the event will be Alexandria Moulding, Canada's largest wood moulding manufacturer and also North America's leading manufacturer-direct retail marketer and distributor of mouldings. Alexandria is known for its innovative and eco-friendly products.

The event is being hosted by the High Commission of Canada in Barbados and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and media are invited to attend:

March 16-17, 2011
Noon – 6:00 p.m.

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Frangipani Room
Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, Barbados

Alexandria Moulding's green manufacturing procedures include:
* working to ensure the best yield from all raw materials which reduces waste
* using water-based paint for all priming requirements
* favoring suppliers with sustainable managed forests, recycled content certifications and indoor air quality certifications
* maximizing the use of wood fibers in production processes
* recycling manufacturing by-products

"Alexandria Moulding is a company that has a worldwide presence. We believe this is due to the fact that innovation is at the forefront at all times, creating great products for consumers while making sure that we stay eco-friendly and continuously improve," says Operations Manager Marc Campeau.

Use of Alexandria's products often helps builder owners qualify for LEED certification.

SOURCE: Alexandria Moulding

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