There has not been a sustained increase in prices for ceramic floor and wall tile products for several years. Product prices have declined, on an annual average basis of measure, during three of the past four years,...

August 11, 2010

Ford Motor Co. last month unveiled a huge green roof at its new truck plant in Dearborn, Mich.

The roof is covered with 10.4 acres of sedum, a genus of perennial...

August 11, 2010

Chattanooga-based Derthick, Henley & Wilkerson is architect for a $45 million expansion of the Chattanooga Convention Center. The general contractor is a joint venture of Atlanta-based Beers Construction Co. and...

August 11, 2010

Bellevue, Wash.'s Hines Expedia Tower has received LEED Core and Shell Gold certification. The 20-story office building—the first newly constructed office building in Bellevue to achieve LEED Gold—features a glass...

August 11, 2010

The Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Health Care Without Harm have released a new version of their highly popular green construction toolkit, the Green Guide for Health Care. Version 2.2 builds on...

August 11, 2010

First 'green' car dealership opens near Dallas. Gensler has designed the first car dealership to register for a LEED rating with the U.S. Green Building Council. Pat Lobb Toyota, McKinney...

August 11, 2010

Parkside of Old Town, a 20-acre neighborhood with tree-lined streets, generous green spaces, and clear views of the city skyline, has broken ground on Chicago's North Side. The community's first phase includes two-...

August 11, 2010

Terra-cotta was a popular exterior cladding material in the United States between 1880 and 1930. Terra-cotta clay was formed in plaster molds at 10 percent to 12 percent larger than the required finish dimensions, and kiln-...

August 11, 2010

The Wilmington Savings and Financial Services Bank Center is scheduled to open in December in that Delaware city. The 371,000-sf tower will be home to a U.S. Postal Service retail hub. More than half of the building'...

August 11, 2010