Collection by Diana Budds

Highlights from Greenbuild 2012


Greenbuild is charging full steam ahead at the Moscone Center in Dwell's home town of San Francisco. From November 11–16, an estimated 35,000 people will trawl the show floors, seeking the newest products and technologies for sustainable construction—everything from energy monitoring devices to insulation to cladding. We took a spin through the show and picked our favorite design finds.

Prefab builder Method Homes partnered with Bogue Trondowski Architects for their Paradigm model, a 722-square-foot home...
Audi's A3 e-tron electric vehicle is in the pilot program stage and we took a quick zip around SoMA to test how it...
Kul's vertical gardening system made from recycled plastic was really eye catching.
Lutron exhibited its dimmer that's compatible with LED, fluorescent, and halogen lighting.
IndoTeak's line of FSC-certified flooring saw a few new additions to its offerings.
Suberra exhibited its cork surfaces, which were quite attractive. They require no sealant, just a bit of natural oil.
GreenGrid's modular green roof system stood out among the other companies offering similar products.
Indow Windows has a decidedly low-tech alternative for creating a more energy efficient home: custom window inserts...
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