• Two Key Green LBM Dealers To Merge

    East Coast's Green Depot joins forces with Chicago's Greenmaker Supply.

     
  • Green Goods: Winning Strategy

    Indoor air has become a huge issue in green building because it hits so close to home. Studies have shown indoor air can be even more dangerous than outdoor air, says the Environmental Protection Agency.

     
  • Product Monitor: Windows

    The Department of Energy (DOE) is changing Energy Star criteria for windows by remapping climate zones and tightening requirements by region. The Energy Star label was designed to help consumers recognize efficient products. But, today, too many windows meet the requirements, and some regions...

     
  • FSC-US, Other Groups Sue U.S. Government Over Canadian Lumber Pact Funds

    Suit alleges Bush Administration illegally steered funds to timber industry-dominated groups.

     
  • Energy Efficient Design Doesn't Always Include Engineered Wood

    Green construction is taking off, but most green builders don't include certified wood in their plans. They are, however, using lots of other products you sell.

     
  • ProWatch: Going for the Green

    The National Association of Home Builders and the U.S. Green Building Council have locked horns over which of their respective green building standards should dominate residential construction. This confrontation, regardless of its outcome, presents another opportunity for pro dealers to stake...