Jennifer Popovec

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  • For years, there's been a huge global effort to recycle. From aluminum cans to cell phones, Americans are urged to consider recycling rather than just throwing things into the garbage and overloading landfills. But what's the point of all the recycling if there isn't an end use for all that material? That's the question posed by Sandra Leibowitz Earley, principal of Sustainable Design Consulting, a Richmond, Va.-based firm that specializes in green building.

  • Builder 100

    Three years ago, Star Development Corp. decided to try modular housing rather than continue with stick building for its infill projects. Since then, the Ann Arbor, Mich.–based company has purchased more than 200 homes from modular housing manufacturer Genesis Homes.

  • Team Approach

    About the time that Brian Catalde got involved in the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Southern California, he read a book titled The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, by James Surowiecki.

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