Thermally Modified Wood

September 5, 2016

Establishing a classification standard for Thermally Modified Wood in Canada.

I understand there are many added benefits of using thermally modified wood products over traditional non thermally modified woods. I used some thermally modified wood ash […]
August 26, 2016

What is torrefied wood?

The technology consists of heating the wood at a very high temperature (from 190 C to 240 C), in a torrefaction kiln (autoclave) at controlled atmosphere […]
August 17, 2016

The business of green building using thermally modified wood.

The global green building market has grown into a $260 billion dollar industry with an estimated 20 percent going into new U.S. commercial real estate construction. […]
August 15, 2016

Thermal modification have produced new domestic wood resources.

Using appropriate technology and new materials has created new resources for sustainable designers who are solving environmental challenges. The AIA is beginning a program that will […]
August 9, 2016

Thermally modified wood supplier member of the Canada Green Building Council.

Its easier said than done when a company states a claim to their green products. CFP Cladding & Decking decided to put their words into action […]
July 31, 2016

Can I get thermally modified wood FSC certified for LEED building?

The short answer is yes. I found a supplier in Canada, Cherry Forest Products, which distributes to both Canada and the United States and their thermally […]
July 28, 2016

Installing Thermally Modified Wood Siding.

Thermally modified wood siding can be fastened using different installation methods but I suggest that you follow the manufacturers recommended installation guidelines. I recently visited a […]
July 17, 2016

Penofin for Thermally Modified Wood will prevent greying for up to 2 years

Penofin® for Thermally Modified Wood is a deep-penetrating, acrylic stain delivering unmatched durability and protection from weathering. Penofin for Thermally Modified Wood is designed to provide […]
July 15, 2016

Testing of thermally modified wood plays an important role.

One should not overlook the fact that to properly bring a product to the marketplace it needs to be tested not only once but several times […]