Archive for the 'Made in America' Category

Made in America — Alabama white marble

We should all be inspired by Anders Lewendal, a homebuilder in Bozeman, Montana, who is building what he considers the first home documented to be made entirely of American-made materials. He was featured recently in the New York Times. Lewendal, who has an economics degree, told The Times: “I think we could solve this recession if everyone shifted [...]

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American Clay plaster kit: Do try this at home

One of the most compelling products to be displayed at the upcoming West Coast Green building conference (San Francisco, Sept. 20-22) will be American Clay plaster, a natural clay application that can give otherwise ordinary walls depth and a warm glow. Manufactured in and using materials from the United States, American Clay, based in Albuquerque, [...]

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