Certified lumber

Certified lumber

General shorthand term for lumber that has been certified sustainable harvest by an independent certification authority. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is the independent authority recognized in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards. The underlying guidelines are for preservation of a diverse sustainable forest that exhibits the same ecological characteristics as a healthy natural forest.
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Currently it is occupied by an operating business, Boro Park Certified Lumber & Home Center, but will be delivered vacant at closing.
56) by the Ministry of Construction (MoC) forced 2 by 4 builders to use only JAS certified lumber (JAS 600 for dimensional lumber and JAS 701 for finger-jointed lumber) for the frame parts of 2 by 4 constructions.
The nonprofit group behind the project, Educational Tall Ship for San Francisco Bay, selected Emeryville-based SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading FSC certifier worldwide, to conduct the independent assessment proving that only FSC certified lumber is used in the hull, decks and cabins.
Her husband, Lawrence Wheeler, first worked as a logger, then later became a certified lumber inspector.
The certified lumber costs more compared to standard grade lumber a person buys at a lumber yard.
Home Depot and Lowe's, for example, are requesting certified lumber.
Notable green features include an omni-directional skylight, a cistern for rainwater collection, porous concrete, FSC certified lumber, corn fiber work station panels, and guest chairs made from recycled seat belts.
We have chosen low-impact materials like FSC certified lumber and plywood when possible.
Neil Kelly Cabinets of Portland (503/335-9207) offers four lines of custom cabinets that have nonoutgassing wheatboard shells and optional certified lumber for doors and frames.
Will the demand for certified lumber increase in the future, and will certification be required to access markets in the future?
Eco Building Products has accomplished a lot this past year with its various code acceptance on one of the Industry's few GREENGUARD Certified lumber protection products.
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