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‘Earth Plaster’ excels at resource efficiency

Mold-resistant product wins green building award

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The National Association of Home Builders recently announced the winners of the 2004 National Green Building Awards, which were presented during the sixth annual National Green Building Conference in Austin, Texas. Hosted by NAHB, the conference showcases resource-efficient residential design, development and construction. National Green Building Awards were presented in six categories: Outstanding Green Product Award Chosen by ballot during the National Green Building Conference, this award is given to the company with a product that has the best potential to advance the cause of resource-efficient home construction. Santa Fe-based American Clay LLC, this year's award winner, was recognized at the conference for its product, American Clay Earth Plaster. American Clay Earth Plaster has no VOCs, fillers or additives, and is naturally resistant to mold. Earth Plaster can be reclaimed from buckets and floors, saved, and re-used at a later time. Green Advocate of the Year This awa...