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Ecomedes, Inc. kicked of the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference + Expo with a happy hour and beach clean-up on San Francisco’s iconic Baker Beach. To help lead the clean-up efforts, we were joined by our friends at 5 Gyres Institute.



March 15, 2023

Powered for Growth

Design build firm Dacon creates the New England division location for Edwards Vacuum, a designer and manufacturer of technology parts for the semiconductor sector.

March 23, 2023

2023 Colors of the Year

See how Feeney’s ColorEasy™ matches up with this year’s chosen colors from industry tastemakers.

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Discover the top stories about influential spaces and makers in the commercial construction + design industry.    Browse More Articles >

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February 27, 2023

The Great Connector

In this episode, Jen Levisen is joined by Impact Icon Jon Strassner of American Society of Interior Designers and Break Some Dishes. Jon shares his tips for doing business with friends, why sustainability isn't enough, and how we just need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.


January 17, 2023

A new class of spa and fitness center designs has emerged with high-design decor, luxe amenities, and unique touches sure to make experiences memorable for guests. Here are our editors' top picks from across Mortarr and ecomedes.


January 17, 2023

Phoenix Rising

In our first Impact Icons episode, Jen talks with Brandi Susewitz, Founder and CEO of Reseat, an award-winning digital platform automating and transforming the process of reselling high-quality office furniture across the country.

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Impact Icons Podcast

Hosted by Mortarr and Ecomedes' Jen Levisen, Impact Icons celebrates sustainability leaders within the built environment who have been instrumental in building the foundations needed to shape the skyline for a greener tomorrow. 

From energy and water to carbon, health, circularity, and social, our industry has unsung heroes who move the needle in one or more of these impact areas. These sustainability heroes are our Impact Icons, and it is the noblest cause for celebration! Join us each month as we meet these industry leaders and learn how and (most importantly) why they are working to shape a more sustainable future.


We're committed to building a healthier world. Look for the green sustainability design tile to read about sustainability across the industry.   Browse More Articles >


January 16, 2023

Greenbuild 2022 — Our Most Memorable

From a community beach clean-up, to the beta launch of mindful MATERIALS' Portal, to a data-driven happy hour — IRL has never been more impactful or heart-warming as it was at the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference. Here are some of the Ecomedes, Inc.’s team’s top moments.


November 16, 2022

mindful MATERIALS Takes Over Greenbuild

mindful MATERIALS launched the beta version of its new Portal and Digitized CMF at the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Nov. 2 in San Francisco.


September 30, 2022

Protecting Patients and the Planet

This UK-based company is committed to reducing the negative impact the healthcare industry has on the environment one hospital curtain at a time. Meet Kwickscreen.


The latest from across the commercial construction + design industry.   Discover More Industry News >

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January 18, 2023

The Vinyl Institute announced the formation of VIABILITY, a first-of-its-kind, industry-wide recycling grant program aimed at accelerating post-consumer PVC recycling across the country.

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December 22, 2022

mindful MATERIALS, Inc. Granted 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status

mindful MATERIALS, Inc is proud to announce that the Internal Revenue Service has granted the organization tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, effective as of January 24, 2022.


Upcoming events from across the commercial construction + design industry.

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