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BGI's Top-Ten Green Products

BuildingGreen, Inc. and the editors of

Environmental Building News announced at the USGBC conference in Austin our pick of the ten best new green building products. The first-ever award recognizes the most exciting products added to the

GreenSpec Directory during the past year (though some products may have been on the market longer). This year’s winners, in CSI MasterFormat order, are:

L.I.F.T. Foundation System from Pin Foundations, Inc. (see


Vol. 8, No. 10);

FSC-Certified Tuff-Strand OSB from the Roy O. Martin Lumber Company (see


Vol. 11, No. 6);

WoodStalk Fiberboard and Underlayment from Dow BioProducts, Inc. (see


Vol. 10, No. 11);

Fiberglass Insulation from the Johns Manville Company (see


Vol. 11, No. 3);

Kalwall® R-20 with Nanogel™ from Kalwall Corporation (see


Vol. 11, No. 7);

Pure Performance Zero-VOC Paint from PPG Architectural Finishes (see


Vol. 11, No. 5);

Decato Office Partition Systems from Preform Manufacturing, Inc. (see review below);

XLerator Electric Hand Dryer from Excel Dryer, Inc. (see


Vol. 11, No. 1);

McDry Non-Water-Using Urinal from Duravit USA, Inc. (not yet reviewed in


WatterSaver Heat Pump Water Heater from ECR International, Inc. (see


Vol. 11, No. 10).

For more details on these products, visit

GreenSpec online or check out the recently released third print edition of the

GreenSpec Directory. Our press release about the product awards is posted online at

Published December 1, 2002

(2002, December 1). BGI's Top-Ten Green Products. Retrieved from

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