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Rain Technologies Inc. RainTube Selected As Sustainable Industries 2009 Top 10 Green Building Product Award Winner

Submitted by: GLI Systems, Inc - RainTube

Categories: Green Building, Sustainability

Posted: Jun 24, 2009 – 06:36 PM EST


Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - JACKSONVILLE, OR - June 24, 2009 - Award-winning business magazine Sustainable Industries today announced Rain Technologies, Inc. RainTube as one of its 2009 Top 10 Green Building Products winners. Sustainable Industries' Top 10 Green Building Products guide is an annual publication profiling industry-leading green building products selected by a panel of expert judges and the Sustainable Industries editorial team. In addition to being included within the July 2009 Clean Energy issue of Sustainable Industries, this year's Top 10 Green Building Products guide is available as a digital publication that contains 3-D images of green building products that can be manipulated by the viewer and plugged directly into actual design sketches.

RainTube was selected based on its environmental performance, scalability/market impact, innovativeness, design aesthetic, value and compatibility with the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. Profiled in the guide with accompanying 3-D images, the winners were announced today in a Sustainable Industries Webinar featuring judges from the expert panel. The 2009 Top 10 Green Building Products guide is emailed to Sustainable Industries subscribers and is available for free online at

"In the four years Sustainable Industries has produced this popular, independent guide, green building has advanced to the mainstream," says Brian Back, Founding Editor and Publisher of Sustainable Industries. "The Top 10 Green Building Products guide provides a unique snapshot of the most innovative building materials on the market today, which are particularly important given the increased strains on environmental resources."

"We are deeply honored that RainTube has been selected as a Top Ten Green Building Product for 2009 by the esteemed panel assembled by Sustainable Industries" says Steve Spratt, Co-founder and Executive VP of Rain Technologies Inc. "It is refreshing that in this new world a company with good ideas and lofty ideals can be recognized for its quality contributions regardless of the size of its balance sheet. Though our company is small, RainTube products provide big solutions for stressed fresh water supplies around the planet. We hope that this award helps bring us closer to our goal of harnessing the worlds valuable rainwater resources for a very thirsty world."

About Rain Technologies
Rain Technologies Inc. (formerly GLI Systems) based in Jacksonville, Oregon, is a world leading manufacturer of Cradle to Cradle Certified sustainable products for the collection, control, storage and re-use of rain water. For more information, visit

About Sustainable Industries
Sustainable Industries is an independent, award-winning business magazine, web site, event and media company serving top-of-the-pyramid sustainable business leaders on the West Coast and beyond. With offices in San Francisco, Portland and Seattle, Sustainable Industries connects the dots between the environmental and social components of the region's economy, just as it connects the dots between leading sectors, to raise the stakes in a working definition of sustainable industries. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact:

steve spratt Co-founder
Phone: 541-261-0790
Phone 2: (866) 724-6356
Fax: (541) 899-1762
Phone: 866-rainflow
Phone 2: 866-rainflow
Fax: (541) 899-1762
Phone: 541-261-0790
Phone 2: 541-261-0790
Fax: 541-261-0790
Phone: 541-261-0790
Phone 2: 541-261-0790
Fax: 541-261-0790


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