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September 30, 2011

A new U.S. Forest Service study is urging U.S. builders to prioritize wood as a green building material due to its environmental benefits, low carbon emissions, and verifiable third-party rating system for “green” certification.

June 20, 2011

Gaithersburg, Md.-based pro dealer TW Perry is promoting understanding of green building and environmentally friendly materials with a back-to-basics educational program.

The six-unit TW Perry has received chain-of-custody certification by both the Forest Stewardship Council and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, and it recently hosted its third annual Green Building Workshop. According to CEO Michael Cassidy, as the company's green education programs grow, they will focus on product application.

October 31, 2010

Attendees at the ProDealer Industry Summit witnessed the two extremes of green residential building Oct....

July 21, 2008

California has adopted a set of voluntary green building standards that will become mandatory in...

March 23, 2008

The five-year, $30 million donation will provide funding and resources with the aim of building...

January 13, 2008

We are being bombarded daily by the likes of Al Gore and the mainstream media...

November 4, 2007

Lumberyard owners from California and Nevada discussed green building practices, as environmentalists protested at the...

July 15, 2007

NAHB urges House Small Business Committee to allocate funds for education and training, and to...

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