Product Review

Ten Green Products That Could Transform the Building Industry: An Updated Wish List

We’ve been pleasantly surprised with recent green building innovations, but we can always dream of more. Here’s what’s on our wish list now.

About a year ago, I posted my green building products wish list. One of those wishes came true: introduction in June 2014 of a polyisocyanurate boardstock insulation containing no halogenated flame retardants from Johns Manville.

So what’s on my list now? Can concrete that sequesters carbon go to scale this year? Will manufacturers stop putting flame retardants in foam furniture cushions and insulation? Here are a few things we’d like to see.

Published February 1, 2015