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  • Creating An Olympic Hero

    Any 355,000-square-foot facility will have environmental impacts. The sheer size alone implies a drain on materials, natural resources, and local ecosystems. The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a new slant on large-scale design, however, as the speed skating venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in...

  • Wood Groups Dislike USGBC's Third Try To Write Rules on LEED Points

    FSC-US, SFI oppose plan for vastly different reasons.

  • LongLength OSB from LP

    LongLength OSB allows for easier sheathing of homes with higher ceilings, requires fewer total panels, and results in fewer seams, the firm says. Installed vertically, the extended-length panels tie the top plate to the floor joists and eliminate the need to install fillers or blocking material...

  • ZIP System from Huber Engineered Woods

    Huber Engineered Woods. ZIP System roof and wall sheathing feature built-in protective barriers. Along with ZIP SystemTape to seal the seams, the all-in-one panels eliminate the need for housewrap or felt, the company says, making the installation faster and easier than traditional materials. A...

  • Certified Plywood from Timber Products

    Timber Products. The company’s softwood plywood comes in 8-, 9-, and 10-foot lengths; 4- and 5-foot widths; and thicknesses from 5/16 inch to 2 inches. It is available in several grades for sheathing, concrete forms, and underlayment. The panels are SFI-certified and are available with FSC...

  • Product Review: Sheathing

    Plywood vs. OSB: Which is the greener sheathing choice?

  • USF Contract's Avignon Collection Features Oak Hardwood

    Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, the plans feature an oak wear layer on top of a stable core

  • Reborn on the River

    The revitalization of a riverside indutrial hub continues as a 19th-century building is transformed into the Beacon Institute of Rivers and Estuaries' Center for Environmental Innovation and Education

  • On the Front Lines: Amy Cornelius, Hugh Lofting Timber Framing

    Pennsylvania builder extols timber framing’s sustainable side.

  • Glass Replaces Exotic Wood for Cabinet Maker ALNO

    Cabinet maker ALNO has addressed the issues of illegal logging and insufficient forest management by creating a glass alternative to exotic wood veneer.