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provides a solid basis for incorporating a wide range of Green construction products and
services into Corps projects, including:
Floors, carpets, walls, doors, ceilings and roofing systems, including insulation and
painting--Assessment of reusability, solid waste generation, and indoor air quality.
Masonry, stucco, lathing and plastering--Environmental characteristics of recycled
and composite materials.
Metal studs in load-bearing walls as a substitute for wood.
Scrap tire chips and cement and asphaltic concrete in pavements--Elimination and
use of waste materials.
Bottom ash used as fill, and waste materials in pavements--reusing construction
Recycled plastic composite railroad ties.
Recycled site furnishings and playground equipment.
Energy efficient HVAC controls, radiant heating systems and desiccant cooling
Water and energy conserving plumbing fixtures.
14. List of Sustainable Design and Green Building Organizations
a. Institute for Sustainable Design, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia,
b. Center for Sustainable Technology, Construction Research Center, Georgia
Institute of Technology, 490 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0519.
c. Centre for Sustainable Design, Faculty of Design, Surrey Institute of Art &
Design, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DS, United Kingdom.
d. Natural Resources Defense Council, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011.
e. U.S. Green Building Council, 90 Montgomery Street, Suite 1001, San Francisco,
f. Context Institute, PO Box 946, Langley, WA 98260.
g. Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development, U.S. Department of Energy,
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Denver Regional Support Office,
1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401.
h. Center for Environmental Design Research, 390 Wurster Hall, Berkeley, CA,
i. Green Building Information Council, Dr. Ray Cole, University of British Columbia,