Toronto, ON (October 06, 2011)—
BuildingGreen, Inc., publisher of GreenSpec and Environmental Building News, announced that Altro/Upo Floors CS Line/Life Line product is one of the Top-10 Green Building Products for 2012. This tenth annual award, announced at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference in Toronto, recognizes the building products representing important green building innovations for the year ahead.
“There are more ‘green’ building products than ever, but not all of them address a real need—or worse, some of them may create new problems down the road,” says BuildingGreen founder and GreenSpec executive editor Alex Wilson. “In selecting this year’s Top-10 products, we looked for companies that solved pressing needs in energy efficiency, reduced toxicity in building materials, enhanced retrofit applications and offered unique solutions in other areas.”
CS Line was chosen for its alternative to hazardous components (no halogens, phthalates, etc), its low VOCs, and its exceptional durability and low-maintenance. The article cites Upo as the manufacturer and Altro as the supplier for North America.
The Top-10 products are chosen from a wide variety of green building products added in 2010-11 to the GreenSpec¨ database, published by BuildingGreen, Inc. GreenSpec, along with Environmental Building News (EBN), are well-respected by industry professionals for providing authoritative information on sustainable design and construction. Products are listed in GreenSpec because they have passed a set of environmental criteria set by the editors. Manufacturers do not pay for listings. Neither EBN nor GreenSpec carries any advertising. In this regard they are considered objective and unbiased sources of information.
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