Monday, August 24, 2009

Thorburn on Sustainability and Green Building: Can the Rhetoric!

Steve Thorburn wrote this editorial for the July 09 Systems Contractor News, about green building and sustainability practices being oversold with rhetoric when the point could be made more simply and effectively with case studies and budget numbers. "If green building is a fashion trend, rather than a core value, it is likely to be discarded as abruptly as it was taken up."

Beyond Tile: Advantages of Acoustical Ceilings

Thorburn Associates consultant Justin Meyer, based in the Raleigh-Durham NC office, wrote this article about acoustical ceilings that appears in the August 09 issue of Buildings magazine. "Acoustical ceiling products are a great boon, but must be part of an overall design solution for the best results..." writes Meyer.

Click here to see the story on the Buildings website.
Click here for the Thorburn Associates online article archive.