green building

May 4, 2021

Alternative Sources During Shortages and Rising Costs of Building Materials.

The lumber industry is in full spring swing, but with the prices of lumber rising two fold, the construction season may hit a major snag. Current […]
January 27, 2021

What’s Old is New Again with Charred Wood Siding.

It took centuries and the fine skills of craftsmen to perfect the art of charring. The art of charring wood take’s time and knowledge and the […]
April 9, 2019

Passive Housing. Is it the future in New Construction?

We can all appreciate that energy production, as was well intended it may seem, can have unintended consequences. We remain a continent that demands products and […]
December 7, 2017

Thermally Modified Wood Introduced at NAWLA Chicago 2017

Annually the “Traders Market” event is held in conjunction with the North American Wholesale Lumberman’s Association Convention. This years show was held at the Hyatt Regency […]
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. […]
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 […]
April 8, 2016

Is LEED still relevant?

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