Originally published in Interiors & Sources

11/27/2007

Report Shows Green Building to Grow by More than $2 Billion by 2011

 
November 27, 2007
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Report Shows Green Building to Grow by More than $2 Billion by 2011
After posting an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23 percent through 2006, the market for green, or environmentally friendly, building materials is expected to continue growing from almost $2.2 billion in 2006 to $4.7 billion in 2011.

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USG Announces Advanced Design and Specification Web Portal
USG Design Studio allows architects, designers and other specifiers to effectively and accurately specify building materials and systems for interiors.

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Shaw Receives Seal of Sustainability Certification
The Sustainable Business Institute recently awarded Shaw Industries its Seal of Sustainability—a certification honoring businesses and leaders committed to sustainable business practices.

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Ceramic Tiles of Italy Design Competition: Call for Entries 2008
Ceramic Tiles of Italy is now accepting entries for its 15th Annual Design Competition. North American architects and interior designers are invited to submit residential, commercial and institutional projects completed between January 2003 and January 2008.

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A clarification of the terminology surrounding synthetic and organic chemicals and a closer look at how they affect the built environment.


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