Green Projects

Success stories and how-to articles featuring businesses in the Green building industry.

Portland State to build green roof research site on Walmart store

— Portland, Ore. — The design of green roofs—and all of their stormwater filtering, energy efficiency enabling, heat island mitigating, and habitat providing features—is poised to improve following a two-year research partnership between Portland State University (PSU) and Walmart that will collect in-depth data on the largest green roof installation in...

Metl-Span announces ‘green booth’ for Greenbuild

 Metl-Span® will be bringing a Green Booth to Greenbuild to introduce its Envolution™ Architectural Products, the company’s branded line of architectural panels, trim items and accessories. All carpet, signage and graphics in the eco-friendly booth are made from material containing at least 25 percent post-consumer recycled content material.  All new accent lighting...

Solar Decathlon residence boasts Metal Sales roof

Metal Sales Supports Team Kentuckiana’s Sustainable, Post-Disaster House in Competition LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation is a proud sponsor of Team Kentuckiana in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. The Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered houses. Team Kentuckiana is comprised of students from University...

McElroy Metal incorporates renewables with new Inovateus solar system

South Bend, Ind. — Inovateus Solar LLC, a worldwide installer of commercial and industrial solar power systems, has embarked on a rooftop solar array project that will be installed on McElroy Metal’s Peachtree City, Georgia manufacturing location as part of the Medium Scale Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative Program. Construction on...

Petersen roof tops Jekyll Island Convention Center

The beautiful new 128,000 square foot Jekyll Island Convention Center is the only beachfront meeting facility of its kind on the east coast south of New Jersey.  Featuring 78,000 square feet of meeting space, the center is located among the sand dunes.  An adjoining beachfront park provides public space and amenities...

New Jersey DEP recognizes Englert for renewable energy use

The New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Englert Inc. with a certificate of environmental stewardship recognizing the company for its “voluntary and proactive measures taken to go beyond compliance in an effort to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.” The certificate was issued following a May...

Metal Sales performs at Redding School of the Arts

Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation provides more than 67,000 total square feet of metal wall and roof panels for the Redding School of the Arts in Redding, Calif., giving the facility a smart and modern look worthy of its high-profile, high performance mission. Redding School of the Arts is a public charter school...