Product Reviews

Smith & Fong

OVERVIEW

Looking for information on the latest and greatest green building products? Look no further. These resources provide in-depth analysis of industry-leading products that are changing how we design and build.

You will learn about products that:

  • promote material transparency

  • tighten the building envelope

  • save water and energy

  • avoid chemicals of concern

  • enhance productivity

  • improve lighting

And just as significantly, the articles provide context, describing the status quo in the industry and why these products are important.

Not all of these products end up on Top 10 lists, however. In fact, some are exposed as greenwashing poseurs.

  • Kohler Highline 1.1-gpf Toilet
    February 1, 2006

    Product Review

    With the help of a remarkably quiet pressure-flush mechanism, Kohler's newest toilet uses only 1.1 gallons of water per flush.

  • Zurn Introduces Flood of Water-Conserving Products
    January 1, 2006

    Product Review

    Zurn Plumbing Products Group's new offerings include a 1.1-gpf toilet, a dual-flush toilet, a non-water-using urinal, and a dual-flush flushometer valve.