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2014-06-11 23:13:14

Aquaflex™ waterproof flooring adhesive developed by Formulators, a leading manufacturer of moisture mitigation strategies, has been independently tested to meet the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS section 01350) and is MAS Certified Green®. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Formulators, inventors and manufacturers of the patent pending Aquaflex™ waterproof flooring adhesive, announced that all formulation variants of the Aquaflex™ adhesive have for a second...

2012-12-05 05:02:36

Seven Massachusetts green school projects with Sika Sarnafil roofing systems earned an elite award for healthy, high performance green school buildings from the Collaborative for High Performance Schools® (CHPS). Canton, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing systems, announced seven Massachusetts green school projects earned an elite award for healthy, high performance green school buildings from the...

2011-06-17 18:21:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will receive The Alliance for Quality Construction's "Q Award" for the construction of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools on June 28, 2011. The complex mixes historical significance and high environmental green building methods and materials. The site rests on the historic Ambassador Hotel, where Senator Robert Kennedy was assassinated in 1968. The park within the school serves as a memorial to...

2011-04-13 00:00:28

See why one of the largest and greenest architectural firms in the world is focused on sustainable modular classrooms for temporary and permanent use. Green relocatable modular classroom meet CHPS and LEED® High Performance Standards. Atlanta, GA and Littleton, MA (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Perkins+Will, an integrated design firm serving clients from twenty-three offices around the world, is teaming with Triumph Modular Incorporated, the Northeast's premier provider of high-quality...

2011-02-08 07:20:00

MANTECA, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Gen7 green classrooms, installed at Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, California, have become the nation's first modular classrooms to receive Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS®) Verified recognition for New School Construction. They are only the second school in California to successfully complete the CHPS® Verified review process. The Gen7's high performance features...

2011-02-02 17:05:00

LODI, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Tony Sarich set out to design his new home in California Wine Country, two things were certain: it would have a winery and it would be built with LEED Green Building Rating System certification in mind. After all, Sarich, a local grape grower, is also co-founder of Manteca-based American Modular Systems (AMS), the manufacturer of Gen7, an affordable line of high-performance classrooms designed to meet and exceed the CHPS and LEED criteria for...

2011-01-10 10:20:00

LITTLETON, Mass., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumph Modular Corporation, the Northeast's premier provider of high quality relocatable and permanent modular buildings, announced today that it built and installed four green, relocatable classrooms at Oak Hill Middle School in Newton, Massachusetts, that have proven to be a cost-effective alternative to new construction. In just 11 weeks, Triumph Modular erected eight modules, which contain the four classrooms, and occupy 4,800 square...

2010-07-15 11:49:00

SALINAS, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Gen7 modular classrooms will be delivered today to the Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, Calif. These new, eco-friendly Gen7 schoolrooms for sixth- and seventh-graders feature a high amount of recycled and recyclable materials, low- and zero-VOC interiors, and learning-enhancing acoustical design. Eco-friendly insulation within the classroom's walls and roof serve as sound insulation and minimize heat/cooling loss. Innovative...

2010-05-24 09:00:00

Exciting new booth design provides a creative, impactful, and visually stimulating approach to understanding indoor air pollution ATLANTA, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) will unveil a revolutionary booth design at the AIA 2010 National Convention next month as part of its efforts to raise awareness about indoor air quality. The booth aims to engage architects and designers through visual stimulation and an interactive, hands-on experience....


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