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Green pervades the 2009 International Builders’ Show in Sin City. What happens in Vegas hopefully won’t stay there…
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:26 AM
Today is the final day of the International Builder’s Show — the world’s largest light construction exhibition — at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and from what I’ve read, both green and affordability were constants this year. Funny, I can’t imagine a more environmentally adverse setting (forget about all the bright lights and slot machines, imagine the juice needed to vacuum those sticky casino carpets!) for vendors to highlight eco-advancements in the field, but I do hope what happened in Vegas at this year’s show won’t stay just there.
Since I’m allergic to $5.99 seafood buffets and Barry Manilow, I’ve let This Old House
give the inside scoop on what was to be seen on the green scene:
With over 1,700 exhibitors
attending IBS this year, This Old House has obviously just skimmed the surface. Check out Green Talk
or the IBS site itself
for the latest and greatest in recycled content garage doors, attic stair covers and low-flow toilets.
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