Along with architects, builders, designers and landscape architects, the public is invited to attend the second annual Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo on Wednesday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Santa Monica Civic East Wing and Patio.
The Expo which is the largest showcase of green products in Los Angeles, will feature all manner of alternative materials, ranging from indoor and outdoor paints, flooring, framing and insulation materials, wallboard, solar systems, carpeting, FSC Certified sustainable lumber, tiles, lighting systems, waterless toilets, bedding and household supplies, books, low or no water landscape plants and water products and much more. Information on agency rebate programs and planning assistance will be available.
Aming the exhibitors are the City of Santa Monica, the California Integrated Waste Management Board, the U.S. Green Building Council, Los Angeles Chapter, Metropolitan Water District, Building Green, Green Spec, Eco Structure, Global Green, Livingreen, Lee’s Carpets, EcoTimber, EarthSource, Tri-Chord Steel, Forbo Flooring, Real Goods, Tri-West, EpiCenter, Oceanside Glasstile, Builder’s Bamboo, Green Built Consultants, Laguna Bamboo, Louvre Tec, Perform Wall, Theodore Payne Foundation, California Solar, Earth Accents, Velux Roof Windows, Green Building Products, Huma Built, CPI, Environmental Planning & Design, Falcon Waterfree Technologies, Caroma, Leviton, Your Turf, Jardinier Planter Systems, Innovative Formulations, Headwaters Resources, Sustainable Furnishings, Keyline Sales, PermaCity Solar, Wausau/Bay West, Buell Door Co, Reusable Lumber, AgriBoard, Solera, Servitium, Sustainable Solutions, Kellogg Garden Products, Hayward Lumber, Noritz America, Green Fiber, Takagi, Eco-Lite, Hydropoint and more.
The free show is being presented by The City of Santa Monica Green Building Program and Water Resources Division, and co-sponsored by American Institute of Architects Committee on The Environment, The Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter, Global Green, Forest Stewardship Council, Building Green, Environmental Building News, Green Spec and Eco Structure Magazine.
For further information please visit the Expo web site at www.altbuildexpo.com or call Christine Dzilvelis at (310) 390-2930.