Posts Tagged ‘ Quartz ’

IBS Returns to Full Force, Decking the Halls With More Doors Than Windows

Feb 1st, 2023

If there were a theme song for this year’s International Builders Show (IBS), it might be Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days.” Except in this case, they aren’t passing by so much as they appear to be returning. After a tumultuous experience with a virtual format in 2021 and a subdued in-person turnout in 2022, the show […]

New Database Details Health, Environmental Effects of Building Products

Oct 28th, 2015

A new open-source, online database provides detailed information about the health and environmental effects of more than 100 commonly used building products. The Quartz database, which seeks to promote greater transparency in building-product information, is the result of a year-long collaboration called The Quartz Project. Building owners, architects and sustainability specialists, as well as the general public, can now […]