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BuildingGreen product reviews provide in-depth analysis of industry-leading products that are changing how we design and build.

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  • Energy Storage without Lithium

    Product Review

    Salient Energy is developing a zinc-ion battery that avoids some of the safety and supply chain concerns of current lithium-ion systems.

  • Rapidly Renewable Hemp Flooring and Lumber

    Product Review

    Hemp is a sustainable, low-embodied-carbon building material, but few products are actually made from it. HempWood is out to change that with its flooring and non-structural lumber made from hemp fibers.

  • Offsetting the Impacts of Cushioned Carpet Tile

    Product Review

    Mohawk uses high recycled content and carbon offsets to reduce the embodied carbon of its EcoFlex One cushioned carpet tile.

  • Acoustic Panels: Cutting through the Product Noise

    Product Review

    Choosing interior acoustic products that contain fewer potentially hazardous materials will improve the overall interior environmental quality without compromising designs.

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