For the 20 people who work in Ft. Lee’s Building 11108, it’s comforting that the cabinets throughout the building emit no formaldehyde.
Building & Construction
Mother Nature’s record 2008 floods wreaked havoc on an Eastern Iowa Nature Center. Today, the building is better insulated than ever thanks to spray foam insulation that uses naturally renewable soy
Yellowstone National Park’s problem with plastic bottles launched an innovative new partnership to use the bottles in American-made soy-backed carpet. It also created a new source of funding for environmental projects at Yellowstone.
Fort Belvoir Army Base in Fairfax County, Virginia accomplished what no other military base in the country had achieved by mid-2010 — attain the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for new construction.
The U.S. Air Force began using carpet made with soy-based backing in 2009.
To put a stop to roof leaks, Wilmington, Del. Bayard Middle School developed and managed roof replacements using soy-based roof coatings.
Wilmington, Delaware Housing Authority (WHA) Executive Director Frederick S. Purnell, Sr. saw an opportunity to provide energy efficiency and environmental benefits to tenants.
The Government Printing Office (GPO) has piloted a new soy biobased green roof system on one of its headquarters buildings in Washington, D.C.
Many federal, state and local governments as well as private citizens want to make their buildings more energy efficient.
Ross King says that the “ACCG not only talks the talk, but it walks the walk”, and their recent installation of soy-based carpeting is just one of many examples.
When the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) discovered, tested and began using the mastic remover with the catchy name, BEAN–e–doo®, its primary reasons were that it was safe to use and it worked very well.
Gary Cantrell and his crew needed to take up black mastic from a floor in one of their hospital’s ear, nose and throat clinics to install carpet.