We can all appreciate that energy production, as was well intended it may seem, can have unintended consequences. We remain a continent that demands products and services that are the direct result of energy infrastructure that, at often times, cross our ever increasing awareness of our own personal believes of what we perceive as harmful […]
Annually the “Traders Market” event is held in conjunction with the North American Wholesale Lumberman’s Association Convention. This years show was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago. This years keynote speaker was Merril Hodge former NFL star and inspirational speaker. There was a large educational component for the attendees this year with several […]
The global green building market has grown into a $260 billion dollar industry with an estimated 20 percent going into new U.S. commercial real estate construction. This trend is expected to intensify in the coming years here in North America and internationally. Owners and manager of commercial buildings will invest an estimated $960 billion around […]
The short answer is yes. I found a supplier in Canada, Cherry Forest Products, which distributes to both Canada and the United States and their thermally modified wood decking and siding products are FSC Certified and they provided me proof of their certification by showing me their current certificate which is issued by the Forest […]
Is LEED still relevant? Source: Is LEED still relevant?