Seattle's Bullitt Center meets rigorous green design and construction standards with the help of low-e glass from PPG.
August 3, 2015
The Bullitt Center in Seattle has become the third building constructed with PPG Industries’ glass to meet the Living Building Challenge™ (LBC) standard, reportedly the world’s most rigorous green design and construction standard.
About 80% of the U.S. population has access to single-stream curbside recycling collection, which is accompanied by issues of contamination and often ineffective recovery, especially for glass containers.
Imagine a glass window that’s tough like armor, a camera lens that doesn’t get scratched in a sand storm, or a smartphone screen that doesn’t break when dropped. Except it’s not glass; it’s a special spinel that the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been researching over the last 10 years.
Throughout my more than two-decade tenure as an executive coach and vice president in corporate America, I have seen millions of dollars senselessly lost due to ineffective communication. It’s imperative for achievement- oriented professionals to communicate well in all aspects of their job.
Our annual R&D Lab Equipment and Instrumentation Directory helps you locate the best suppliers for your needs. This issue also includes articles focused on deformation and tension, materials characterization trends, non-destructive imaging, and more. Check it out!