Wire and Cable: Untangling Complex Environmental Issues

Wiring doesn't get a lot of attention in the green building world, and the industry assures us that the materials used to make it are safe. EBN's Alex Wilson uncovers evidence to the contrary. He also describes how new codes requiring that abandoned cables be removed should help over time, but may contribute to a lead-dust hazard in the short term.

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Product News & Reviews

Toyotomi's Wall-Vented, Oil-Fired Space Heater

This efficient heater, which runs on either No. 2 heating oil or kerosene, vaporizes the fuel and burns the vapor, rather than directly burning the liquid fuel.

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U.S. Green Meeting Industry Council Launched

HomeStreet MORE Mortgages

Barcelona Declaration on Sustainable Design

Battle Over Built Green

USGBC Membership Hits 4,000

One Million Square Yards of Cool Carpet

Capitol Master Plan to Include Green Design

March 2004

Volume 13, Number 3