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October 24, 2014 by Erica Berry

If you were at Greenbuild 2014, you know it was an exhilarating experience! Attending the conference brought us face-to-face with some of the green building industry's top leaders and gave us a chance to see first hand how our 2014 Editor's Choice businesses are impacting the green movement. 

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October 22, 2014 by Erica Berry

After much anticipation, the wait is finally over -- Greenbuild 2014 has arrived! Day one of the expo opened at 9:30 this morning and our team was there bright and early to join in the fun. 

With only hours prior to the expo hall being open to thousands of attendees, Ian and Ryan, our US Builders Review reps, met up with each of our 2014 Editor's Choice companies to set up iPad and...

October 21, 2014 by Erica Berry

Whether you're going to Greenbuild to make new professional connections, to learn about the latest in green building or just to win a bunch of cool prizes, social media is the best way to stay on top of daily buzz.

Be sure to follow @USBuildersRvw (#GreenBuzz) and @Greenbuild...

October 20, 2014 by Jeanee Dudley

The 21st Annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo kicks off this week in New Orleans and six of our team members are setting out from our office here in Portland, Maine to join the festivities. The action starts Oct. 22 with green building tours and an LEED workshop. 

Our crew will be around the floor throughout the week, touching base with our Editor's Choice 2014...

October 15, 2014 by Erica Berry

Each year Greenbuild International Conference &  Expo brings the latest green building trends and the most innovative sustainable building technologies under one roof. It’s an opportunity for leaders in the green building industry to connect and share in their commitment to sustainability...

October 9, 2014 by Erica Berry

Just a few weeks away from commencement, the 13th annual Greenbuild Conference, held this year in New Orleans Oct.22-24, gathers the best of the best in the building industry in the spirit of collaboration and working toward a brighter future – and we’re going to be there!

Our US Builders Review team will be on the expo floor (Oct....

September 3, 2014 by Molly Shaw

“Maximize your gains, minimize your losses,” –these are the basic principles of the passive house approach according to the Chicago-based Passive House Alliance US (PHAUS), a nonprofit association of passive house professionals. A passive house project maximizes the energy efficiency of basic components...

August 19, 2014 by By Molly Shaw

Every year approximately 100 million tons of pavement material is reclaimed and 95 percent is returned to the roads and highways it originated from, making asphalt pavement one of America’s most recycled materials.

Asphalt cement –the material that holds pavement together- can be reactivated through heat. When the asphalt is milled up, it is then taken to a facility where it is crushed...

July 10, 2014 by By Dale J Rappaneau Jr.

Summary: In an effort to broaden its audience reach, Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (Greenbuild), the world’s largest conference dedicated to promoting green construction principles, has partnered with U.S. Builders Review, a nationally recognized trade publication. The partnership provides both...

June 18, 2014 by Molly Shaw

Often times when homeowners want to cut energy costs they turn to new light bulbs, more efficient appliances or sealing up old windows. While these solutions make a difference, in most cases the real problem lies deep within the home in the duct system.

50 percent of the average home and...

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