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Newsletter -Summer 2009
Regional Materials

Vol. 4, Issue 4Click here to
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USGBC Middle
Tennessee Newsletter
February 2007
Vol 2 Issue 2
The Commons,
Sutherland and
Crawford Houses
E. Baird Dixon, AIA, LEED-AP,
Principal Architect
“Exterior brick and
stone were
meticulously crafted to
match as closely as
possible the adjacent
1920’s Peabody
buildings. To that end,
multiple sample panels
were built that
examined color,
texture, tooling of
mortar joints, joint
pattern, and the like.
An additional key
factor was the
selection of brick
materials within close
range of the project
site, reducing the need
for cross-country
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Editorial Contributors
Phillip Nappi President
Tennessee Waste
Regional Materials: Extracted, Processed &
Manufactured Regionally

Intent   Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and
manufactured within the region, thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources
and reducing the environmental impacts resulting from transportation.