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Discussions with tag 'Wood'

Please help my Mother-In-Law with a simple Intro to MDF products :)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

My mother-in-law is building a new home, and she wants an introduction to the difference between MDF and "real wood." I'd like to get her information from someone who is an expert in this area. Can …

Filed under: Engineered Lumber Products

Keywords: MDF,Wood

4 replies | 3547 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015 | Last updated: 05/13/2015

FREE Webinar: Introduction to Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Green Building, July 8, 12pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Architects and builders choose wood because it is a superior building material. Wood is a beautiful, renewable resource that is easy to work with. It also offers numerous environmental benefits. Using

Filed under: Development

Related to: Wood,Architects ,Designers,Development,Builders/Contractors

Keywords: Wood,Forestry,Green Building Materials

0 replies | 1287 views | Posted on: 06/14/2020 | Last updated: 06/14/2020

FREE Greenbuilding Webinar: Decorative Hardwood Plywood - A Beautifully Sustainable Choice, September 9, 12 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain in-depth knowledge of decorative hardwood plywood, focusing on its manufacture, uses, and sustainability. It will discuss visual grading, the na

Filed under: Wood

Keywords: Wood,hardwood,plywood

0 replies | 975 views | Posted on: 08/20/2020 | Last updated: 08/20/2020

The Seeds of Sustainability; Wood, Lumber & Mass Timber, Online, November 18, 1:45pm-3:15 EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This seminar follows the life cycle of wood, wood fiber, and mass timber as sustainable design solutions for the built environment. A focus will be on continuous improvement considerations for project

Filed under: Lumber

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Wood,built environment,mass timber,Lumber

0 replies | 1075 views | Posted on: 10/29/2020 | Last updated: 10/29/2020

In-Person & Virtual Option: Pushing Wood To Higher Heights, January 12, 4:15-8 PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

Changes in recent editions of the International Building Code to allow taller wood frame structures and the use of Cross-laminated timber have significantly enhanced the ability to build taller housin

Filed under: Development

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: LEED,Wood,Construction,Building Codes,Timber

0 replies | 687 views | Posted on: 12/30/2021 | Last updated: 12/30/2021

USGBC-LA Webinar: Renewal of Wood & Future of Mass Timber, February 17, 4 pm PST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join this webinar for an informed discussion with local leaders on everything there is to know about the use of wood as a construction material! From mass timber design and embodied carbon calculation

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Wood,Construction,California,Timber

0 replies | 954 views | Posted on: 01/20/2022 | Last updated: 01/20/2022