What Makes a Building Product Green
Residential and commercial appliances, cleaning equipment, restaurant equipment, laboratory equipment, and playground equipment are among the categories included in this division.
Energy and water conservation are important in many of these categories. GreenSpec lists products that significantly exceed Energy Star thresholds for most appliances. Also look for equipment that reduces the amount or toxicity of detergents and other cleaning agents needed, as well as equipment manufactured from recycled materials.
State-of-the-art testing chambers show that liquid-applied barriers outperform more typical weather barriers comprised of flashing, tape, and membranes.
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