Launch Announcement: Professional Builder and Building Design+Construction
Bring GreenZone Structures to Greenbuild 2013
Arlington Heights, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/13 -- Professional
Builder and Building Design+Construction magazines have partnered
with building product manufacturers to create two modular GreenZone
prototypes inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia
during the Greenbuild 2013 International Conference & Expo, November
Greenbuild attendees can tour both structures on the second floor of
the convention center, test the products and talk with the sponsor
Professional Builder's Greenbuild cabin is a modular woodland retreat
designed by Resolution: 4 Architecture, New York, NY, and built by
Simplex Homes, Scranton, Pa. The 806-square-foot modern cabin
utilizes natural lighting and green technologies, including rainwater
collection, a super-insulated envelope, greywater system, and
photovoltaic array. At the close of Greenbuild, the green cabin will
be included in a traveling road show.
Building Design+Construction's "Pedia-Pod" pediatric treatment module
is designed and constructed by NRB, Ephrata, Pa. The "kid-friendly"
14-foot by 42-foot module showcases a range of interior finishes, a
specialized bathroom, treatment/recovery area, medical staff
workstation and a waiting room/play area. Integrated are a number of
design principles, practices and products that could make it worthy
of a LEED Gold application. The module features high-performance
windows, energy-efficient lighting and controls, and water-saving
plumbing fixtures. After the show, the pediatric module will be on
display at NRB's offices.
For more information, contact Judy Brociek, 847.954.7943;
GreenZone Sponsors: CertainTeed - ceiling, gypsum and insulation,
Dow, Guardian, Heatilator, LG, Maze Nails, Mechoshade, Nichiha,
Nyloboard, Owens Corning, Resource Furniture, Sherwin-Williams, Vinyl
Institute, and Western Windows
SGC Horizon serves the infrastructure, equipment, residential and
commercial construction markets with award-winning publications,
websites and industry-leading events. SGC Horizon's brands include
Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, Custom Builder,
HousingZone, Show Village, Building Design+Construction and
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