Maine Wood + Sustainability Conference, May 29, Portland, ME

  • 9 May 2018
  • Event Location : Hannaford Hall Abromson Center, Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford St, Portland, ME, United States
Event Description

Join the Maine Wood + Sustainability Conference. On, May 9th, you will explore the opportunities and challenges of creating a more sustainable Maine wood-based economy and discuss best practices on how to create a more sustainable built environment by using wood products.

AIA Maine, Passivhaus Maine, and Local Wood WORKS have partnered to bring architects, engineers, wood products manufacturers, builders and policy makers together to learn, discuss, and find ways to work together to keep Maine at the forefront of these new opportunities.

Wood is renewable
Wood is carbon sequestering
Wood is grown naturally
Wood is grown locally, responsibly, and abundantly right here in the State of Maine
Mass Timber / Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) / Panelized Construction / Wood Insulation

Allows for “tall wood” buildings of more than 5 stories, once thought to be only possible with steel and concrete products.
Lightweight but strong
Inherent fire, seismic, and thermal performance
Fast and easy to install, with little waste

  • Event type
    • Conference

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