Renewable

Renewable building materials and products that are being used in the construction industry.

Sukup Mfg.’s “50 Homes for Humanity” goal reached

As part of Sukup Manufacturing Co.’s 50th Anniversary, Sukup teamed up with Global Compassion Network to raise money to provide 50 Sukup Safe T Homes to areas in desperate need of housing. Together with GCN, the goal was to raise donations for 25 Safe T Homes. Sukup pledged to match donations...

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...

All CSSA members achieve code compliance certification

The Certified Steel Stud Association announced all members have achieved CSSA Code Compliance Certification. The CSSA worked closely with the ICC Evaluation Service to develop an industry leading code compliance program, and ICC-ES is the administrator of the CSSA Code Compliance Program. Starting immediately all certified facilities will be placing the...

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...

Copper industry awards excellence in architectural building design

A courthouse where a landmark civil rights case took place, a high school in New York City named after the 26th U.S. President and a historic Presbyterian church near the famed “Magnificent Mile” are among this year’s top honorees receiving a North American Copper in Architecture Award. The copper industry is...