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Thursday, July 3, 2014

CPI Daylighting- Uniquad Unitized Wall- Lights

Uniquad is a translucent panel system. Assembly time is reduced because panels are unitized. This product allows daylights into a building while maintaining a high thermal insulation for energy efficiency.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Geolam- Composite Wood Cladding and Decking

Geolam is 90% Recycled materials, 52% wood and 38% polypropylene. It can be used as cladding or decking material. Geolam is free of urea formaldehyde and chlorine.


Friday, May 2, 2014

Arch Daily Materials Library

A good resource for material selection:

Sustainable Alternative to Exterior Wood Planking

"The fibre reinforced hybrid material is produced of approx. 60% rice husk, approx. 22% common salt and approx. 18% mineral oil, which makes it both environmentally friendly as well as extremely weather resistant against sun, rain, snow or salt water."

Friday, May 31, 2013

Coverings Etc- Interior/ Exterior Panels, Flooring and Countertops

Coverings Etc. manufacturers eco friendly materials that can be used in a variety of applications including: exterior or interior panels, flooring, wall tile and countertop/ worksurfaces. All products have high recycled content are are recyclable at the end of their life cycle. Two unique products that Coverings Etc offers are Bio-Luminum and Bio-Glass. Bio-Luminum are aluminum tiles made from retired airplanes. Bio-Luminum tiles perform well in high traffic areas as flooring or wall tile.

BioGlass is 100% recycled glass that can be used for flooring, wall panels and  countertops. For more information visit:

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Energy Trumps- Embodied Energy Cards

Energy Trumps cards are a tool for understanding the impact of our material choices as designers and architects through study of the embodied energy in commonly specified products. Energy Trumps were created by the Agency of Design out of the UK. For more information visit:

Flexible Concrete Cloth- Miliken

Miliken offers Concrete Cloth a versatile option for difficult concrete applications. Concrete cloth can be used in endless applications (see images below for more applications). Concrete cloth can be installed in dry/ wet conditions. For more information visit: