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  • The Benefits of Urban Honeybees

    Product Review

    Our urban buildings can provide habitat for vulnerable honeybee populations, as well as research opportunities that might help the species and our food supply.

  • Commercial Heat Pump Water Heaters Using CO2 Refrigerant

    Product Review

    Mitsubishi’s Heat2O commercial heat-pump water heater uses CO2 as a refrigerant and is now available in the U.S. 

  • Water Savings and More Using Vacuum Toilets

    Product Review

    Jets vacuum toilet systems use significantly less water than standard systems, reduce wastewater, provide design flexibility, and can be used in combination with graywater and composting systems.

  • Innovative Moisture-Resistant Textile with No PFAS

    Product Review

    Supreen is a woven textile that incorporates silicone into its fibers along with a polyurethane backing to provide a moisture-barrier material without the need for PFAS treatments.

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