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  • USDA Ramps Up Pro-Wood, Pro-Green Policies

    Agriculture secretary announces plans to preferentially select wood in the agency’s new building projects, enhance research in green building materials, and look for ways to show off wood as a green material in big buildings.

  • Dust-Free, Manual Shear From Bullet Tools

    Bullet Tools. Designed to perform the same tasks as circular saws but requiring no electricity and generating no dust, the Magnum shear cuts laminate flooring, wood flooring, and fiber-cement siding. It is made of 90% recycled aluminum and plastic. Blades last 20 times as long as traditional power...

  • Insulated, Engineered Stud From EC Mfg.

    EC Mfg. Thermal bridging through wood framing accounts for significant heat loss in every home. The rSTUD is an engineered stud with a foam thermal break sandwiched between two pieces of LVL to create typical nominal-dimensioned studs. The high-density foam delivers stud R-values of 7 for a 2x4 and...

  • Fiber-Cement Shingles From James Hardie

    James Hardie. The re-engineered HardieShingle fiber-cement siding line offers an authentic-looking wood-grain appearance in a straight-edge panel, a staggered-edge panel, and individual shingles in five widths. The siding is available primed or with ColorPlus pre-finishing. Under the companys...

  • Green Details: Salvaged Style

    Builders, remodelers, and architects are finding new life for everything from used bricks and salvaged wood to chalkboard slate and vinyl siding. Here are five homes that put salvage front and center.

  • Looking Up

    Pine and oak trees from the site were used in the kitchen ceiling.

  • Energy Star Casement Windows From Kolbe

    Kolbe. With a U-factor as low as 0.19, triple-pane aluminum-clad Ultra Energy Performance casement windows meet Energy Star certifications throughout the United States and Canada. Pine frames are standard, but multiple wood species are available. The casements have a standard 3 1/4-inch jamb depth...

  • Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

    Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written.

  • Accoya Solid Wood

    Accoya wood is a solid wood product for outdoor applications such as cladding, decking, and more.

  • Agriboard, FSC-Certified, Low-VOC Cabinets From Neil Kelly

    Neil Kelly. All of the manufacturer's cabinets are available with no-added-urea-formaldehyde agriboard case and drawer materials; FSC-certified wood and veneers; and low-VOC glues, adhesives, and finishes. The 3/4-inch base, frameless Signature collection, shown here, comes in a range of classic...