Have been doing some research on thermally modified wood and the name “ThermoWood” seems to be of significant importance. When thermally modified wood was first introduced as a technology to advance the durability and stability of exterior and interior wood products using thermally modified wood technology there was a vast array of comments that kept […]
I understand there are many added benefits of using thermally modified wood products over traditional non thermally modified woods. I used some thermally modified wood ash for my decking project at my home and really liked the look and feel of the wood. I purchased my decking at Wellesley Home Hardware and thought there would […]
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 […]
Using appropriate technology and new materials has created new resources for sustainable designers who are solving environmental challenges. The AIA is beginning a program that will allow architects to track green materials and methods, to help architects choose materials for healthier and more efficient buildings. Full Story: BNP Media
Its easier said than done when a company states a claim to their green products. CFP Cladding & Decking decided to put their words into action by joining the Canada Green Building Council in August this year. The CaGBC mission statement reads, “Lead and accelerate the transformation to high-performing, healthy green buildings, homes and communities […]
Thermally modified wood siding can be fastened using different installation methods but I suggest that you follow the manufacturers recommended installation guidelines. I recently visited a job site in Burlington, Ontario where the contractor was installing the thermally modified wood siding on a private residence and the contractors took some time to explain their installation […]
Had the pleasure of recently traveling the roadways of Washington and Montana State with two of Specialty Forest Products salespeople. The purpose of my trip was to listen to what Specialty Forest Products dealer customers had to say about thermally modified wood products and how the product would be received in the eyes of the […]
Is Thermally Modified Hardwood Lumber Here To Stay?