Each month RECORD reviews building product related web sites and blogs that might be of interest to our readership. We visit each site, kick the tires a bit, and share what it is about and how it functions. Please let us know if there is a site you've found particularly useful, well-designed, or easy to navigate. — Rita Catinella Orrell

environment On its Web site, Office furniture and services provider Herman Miller has issued its first corporate sustainability report tracking the company’s progress toward meeting key economic, social, and environmental objectives. The report, titled The Journey Toward Sustainability, is based on the company’s 2006 fiscal year and focuses primarily on its North American operations.


The Trade Only Design Library (TODL), a free online resource for architects, designers, facility managers, builders, stocking retailers, and other professional buyers, recently added listing information on specialty architectural products from Technical Glass Products (TGP). The site now features Pilkington Profilit channel glass, Neopariés stone glass panels, and TGP’s new steel curtain wall and designer steel framing systems, along with Aquaglass, Veluna, and GlassOre decorative glass.


Juno Lighting Group, a leading North American lighting manufacturer, launched a new Web site that combines product information for its nine leading brands in one comprehensive database. Each product includes a spec sheet, instruction sheet, IES files, product guide page, image, line art, and finish color swatches. The database allows users to effectively search for the best lighting solutions for commercial, industrial, and residential applications.


www.wattstopper.com/ products/solutions/Best

Watt Stopper/Legrand’s new e-book, Best Practice Guide to Office Buildings 2007, helps specifiers and building managers determine the optimal lighting- control solutions for office spaces that balance the needs to save energy, comply with building codes, and provide occupant satisfaction. The e-book features links to pertinent data including solution-specific product information as well as downloadable CAD drawings.