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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Knoll- White Papers on Workplace Trends and Higher Education

Knoll has white papers listed online under their resources section that may be useful to designers, architects and clients.

Research Case Study: Design for Learning Spaces in Higher Education

The Metrics of Distributed Work

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Sunoptics- Skylight

Sunoptics is part of the Acuity brand family and is competitively priced with similar skylights and tubes in the industry. Sunoptics' Siginature series skylights have been used with success by major retailers such as Walmart, Best Buy, Lowes and Office Depot. Sunoptics differentiates it's products by how light is distributed, the Signatures series skylight has 100% light distribution through a 2 lens system. This allows one skylight to light a space evenly and more efficiently.

Sunoptics' LightFlex is similar to Solatube, this product has the ability to bring daylight down via tube and bend light over a longer distance. For more information on Sunoptics visit:

Friday, February 15, 2013

Calstar- Green Masonry

Pura Terra, , now represents a green masonry product called Calstar. Calstar carries bricks and pavers in various colors and sizes. Bricks and pavers have a high recycled content (37.1%) and are not fired. Calstar's products are well priced to compete in the market and may price under traditional masonry. The manufacturing process used to make the products reduces carbon foot print and energy use drastically. For more information visit: www.­calstarproducts.­com