Thermally Modified Wood

October 2, 2016

Water Absorption and Stability Test on Thermally Modified Wood

I received some samples of thermally modified wood and proceeded to test them for water absorption as I had been told that properly dried thermally modified […]
September 18, 2016

Whats the significance of the name Thermowood?

Have been doing some research on thermally modified wood and the name “ThermoWood” seems to be of significant importance. When thermally modified wood was first introduced […]
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 […]