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Serious Materials goes from drywall to software

Serious Materials, which makes energy-efficient building materials, branches into energy management software for commercial buildings, an increasingly crowded area.

By September 27, 2010


CleanBoard: Recycled drywall from a solar factory

Can drywall be carbon neutral? Start-up CleanBoard plans to use a solar-powered factory to make wall board from entirely recycled materials.

By January 16, 2009


A solar-powered factory for green drywall maker

The Serious Materials drywall will cure itself, so the factory it plans to build will only require a 100-kilowatt solar system, enough to power about 33 homes.

By September 10, 2007


Need silence? Get Snoop Dogg's drywall

QuietRock and QuietWood are wall coverings from Serious Materials that dampen sound.

By February 22, 2007


Air pollution finds a home

Carbon Sciences says it has come up with a relatively efficient way to turn carbon dioxide from smokestacks into chalk, which can then be used to make drywall or other products. CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos checks out the company's mobile prototype with CEO Derek McLeish.

February 21, 2008

Editors' Take

Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector

Leave flat-screen TVs in the dust with the Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector, which delivers a 147-inch 4K image on your wall. Just be prepared to pay upward of $40,000 when it hits stores later in 2014.

January 8, 2014

MSRP: $35,000.00


Order a plumber like you would an Uber car with ClubLocal

New home services company lets you order repair people via an app and tracks their ETA to your house.

By June 6, 2013


Serious Materials gets $50 million to get serious about manufacturing

As expected, the eco-friendly building material maker gets millions to start volume production.

By November 1, 2007


TV weight: Fact and fiction

How much do TVs weigh? Surprisingly, it's a concern (for some).

By June 17, 2013