Cradle to Cradle Travels to Iceland - Interview with Michael Cucchiara

Michael Cucchiara, an advisor to CaraGreen and partner in Greenbridge Developments - a mixed use development in Chapel Hill, NC seeking LEED Gold status, has just returned from William McDonough’s annual fishing trip in Iceland.  We caught up with him to learn more about this trip, including the esteemed guest list, hot topics of discussion, and why it all happens in obscure Iceland.

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CaraGreen Now Offers IDCEC Approved Continuing Education Course

CaraGreen now offers a course that is accredited through the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC). Interior Designers that take the course are elgible for Continuing Education Units. 

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Golden Arches Going Green in Cary, NC

In mid-July, North Carolina’s first green McDonald’s restaurant opened at 1299 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary, NC marking it as only the third of its kind nationwide to be built using eco-friendly materials and technologies. Development of the restaurant began with McDonald’s Owner/Operator Ric Richards who wanted to refurbish the 25-year-old building. As reconstruction options evolved, Richards said the environmental impact became clear: building a structure dedicated to sustainability would mean significant cost savings and reduced energy consumption. “Even though the costs to build this McDonald’s were higher in the near term, we knew that going forward with this green initiative we would set the stage for more savings long-term, both financially and environmentally,” Richards said.

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CaraGreen to Present Course at Construction Expo in Raleigh Next Week

CaraGreen will present at the Construction Expo in Raleigh on August 25th and 26th from 9-11AM.

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CaraGreen Hiring Senior Sales Representative

CaraGreen seeks a motivated Senior Sales Representative who will be responsible for building relationships, educating prospective customers, and driving sales of our products in the Southeastern Unite

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Durat Now Available Through CaraGreen

Durat is a unique, eco-friendly solid surface material which contains 30-50% pre-consumer recycled plastics and is 100% recyclable. The recycled content is granulated into small specks giving Durat

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2009 New York Design Week Download - Durat Bench by Karim Rashid

After a successful launch in NYC last week, Durat is now in stock and ready for use by the architect and design community.  Durat, which comes in over 70 colors, contains 30-50% recycled content.  During Design Week, we exhibited Durat at a Finnish design event in the meatpacking district.  A curvaceous Durat bench designed by Karim Rashid was the star of the show which utlized the range of Durat colors that are available with its stripes of pink, lime green, black, gray, and white.  Durat tables and sinks in a vivid array of colors were also on display amongst other products from Finnish design companies, such as Marimekko.

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New Low Prices on UltraTouch Cotton Insulation

CaraGreen has become the premier distributor for UltraTouch Cotton Insulation in the Southeast and we can now offer you the most competitive pricing at 15%-20% less than previously available. And, as

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UltraTouch Cotton Insulation Made in LEED Platinum Manufacturing Facility

In July 2008, CaraGreen toured Bonded Logic's UltraTouch natural cotton fiber insulation manufacturing facility in Chandler, Arizona.  The building is LEED platinum, which is a rare achievement for ma

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