A life cycle analysis of the three major materials used as structural support for buildings
Green materials don’t start and end with whether or not they are recyclable or contain recycled content. There are many factors to consider when searching fo...
Hemp cabinetry materials as an alternative to standard wood boards
This type of concrete reduces the carbon emissions by 70%, fuel consumption by 30% and water use by 80%.
Finding used building materials on classified lists and through online brokers
Two new types of mass timber panels similar to cross-laminated timber are hitting the North American construction market
Both plywood and OSB have benefits and drawbacks, the most important thing is to understand and respect their limitations to avoid a wall failures.
Recycled building materials can add character to a home while you save money and reduce building waste in landfills.
The sight of a tree falling can easily trigger something even in the most unlikely environmentalist. Ignoring that visual, wood can be a much greener materia...
Undeniably the most ecological framing material, wood is both a renewable resource and one that serves to reduce greenhouse gas emissions when used in place ...
Salvage companies are pulling up logs from the bottoms of rivers, where a century and a half of log drives has left behind a lot of great wood.