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Editor’s pickAmerican hardwoods do not need to be certified, concludes revised Seneca Creek Study

10-09-2019
Seneca Creek report, AHEC, certification, legal, sustainable

One of the projects where American hardwoods have been specified (Photo credit: AHEC)   American hardwoods are legal and sustainable in line with all relevant international standards, according to the recently revised Seneca Creek ‘Assessment of Lawful Harvesting & Sustainability of U.S. Hardwood Exports’, as well as the …

Editor’s pickMultilayer flooring also does “green”

19-10-2018
Modular multilayer flooring, eco-friendly, sustainable, non-toxic, MMFA, plasticisers

Harmless raw materials, proven eco-friendliness Modular multilayer flooring is becoming more popular by the day because of its product advantages: custom design, easy installation, low installation height and good durability are just some of the benefits of this innovative class of flooring. In previous years, designers have increasingly been …

Editor’s pickBloomberg by Foster + Partners wins the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize

16-10-2018
Bloomberg new European HQ, world most sustainable office, Foster+Partners, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize

Bloomberg’s pioneering new European HQ has been credited as the world’s most sustainable office and is thought to be the largest stone building in the City of London since St Paul’s Cathedral.   Six buildings were shortlisted for the coveted 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building. The RIBA …

Editor’s pickChina Launches FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

10-09-2018
FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard, China, FSC Principles and Criteria, FSC-certified forests, version 5, sustainable intensification

China is the second country in the Asia Pacific region after Nepal to publish a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles & Criteria. China has published a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles and Criteria (Photo credit: FSC APEC) The importance …

Editor’s pickBEX and MCE Asia to empower a digital-first future for the building and construction industry

31-08-2018
BEX, MCE, building and construction industry, digital-first future, sustainable development

Image credited to BEX Asia Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia's leading trade exhibition for the region's green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition will be held in Singapore between the 5th and 7th of September 2018. This comes on the heels of a Special Ministerial …

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