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Clean energy systems need clean batteries

Meet Living Product Expo Exhibitor Aquion Energy, manufacturer of the world’s only Cradle to Cradle Certified™ batteries. Aquion Energy makes clean saltwater batteries – a safe, environmentally friendly, long-lasting and easy-to-use alternative to lead acid and lithium ion. The batteries have been called edible and even drinkable, but we just call them safe and environmentally […]

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What are Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin and PGPR?

Actually, I have no idea – except that I just read them off the list of ingredients in a TWIX® bar that I am about to eat. Since I don’t want to be poisoned, I Googled “Thiamine Mononitrate”, “Riboflavin” and “PGPR”. Thankfully, all have Wikipedia entries and, to my uneducated eye (I am an economics […]

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Living Product Expo Activities

The Living Product Expo was created to inspire innovation and to stimulate ideas about how products are made and distributed. We have engineered the program so that every part of your experience at the Expo inspires you in different ways. We’ve come up with exciting activities to compliment the education sessions, tours, summits, trade show and […]

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Downward Dog Before Digging into the Expo

Sunrise Yoga: Living Product Expo September 17 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am See you when the sun comes up! Green Building Alliance partners with the International Living Future Institute to offer sunrise yoga sessions during the Living Product Expo. Join Pittsburgh-based yoga instructor Felicia Lane Savage in the beautiful third-floor foyer of the David […]

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Living Product Expo After Parties

Wednesday After Party Hosted by the Green Building Alliance Date + Time: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 8:00 – 9:30pm Location: The Society for Contemporary Craft 2100 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 [map] http://www.contemporarycraft.org/ Join fellow attendees at the kick off party of the Living Product Expo, hosted by the Green Building Alliance at the Society for Contemporary Craft! Attendees […]

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The Price of Progress

“Chemistry helps keep troops safe on the battlefield.” “Chemistry helps to make cars lighter and more efficient.” “Over 800,000 Americans rely on jobs in the chemical industry.” These quotes, from the home page of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) website, are intended to remind us of the value of chemicals in our modern, daily lives. […]

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5 Networking Tips for Designers (from a Designer)

We’ve all been there—networking in a crowd of strangers—navigating a room of stimulating exhibits with a mass of creatives can be overwhelming.  Not everyone is an extreme extrovert, and even the most social butterflies can feel nervous talking to new people. When you arrive in Pittsburgh for the Living Product Expo you’ll want to know […]

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Get Up Close and Personal with Pittsburgh’s Greenest Buildings

We are excited to partner with the Green Building Alliance which kicking off our Living Product Expo by offering a wide range of tours in the Pittsburgh area. The tours will take you through Pittsburgh’s botanical gem through the city on the greenest way to travel and visits to buildings that showcase the city’s commitment to […]

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Your Chair is Made of What?

Mushrooms Aren’t Just Toadstools Anymore! Since 1902, The Gunlocke Company, headquartered in Wayland, NY has made some of the finest authentic office furniture in the world, meticulously crafted from warm, luxurious, natural wood and modern, state-of-the-art materials; all engineered and built to enhance professional work spaces in an enduring way. A pioneer in the contract […]

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Experience Tesla Model S at the Expo

What does it feel like to go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds without a drop of gasoline? You’re about to find out. Pre-registered Living Product Expo attendees have the exclusive opportunity to test drive the award winning Model S at the Living Product Expo on Thursday, Sept. 17th between 10am – 3pm. REGISTRATION FOR […]

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Exhibitor Highlight: ASSA ABLOY

5 Ways They’re Opening the Door to Sustainability ASSA ABLOY is leading the transformation of our market sector toward living products! Here are 5 reasons why doors, frames, hardware and access control systems matter in living buildings: 1. ASSA ABLOY is ‘the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, […]

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