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Game Changer: Engineered Wood Opens Doors in the Construction Market

Is engineered wood ‘the new concrete?’ As demand grows, some industry sources say mass timber is set to open new doors in construction for the lumber industry, offering lucrative opportunities at the intersection of timber and tech. Advances in the processes used to make cross-laminated timber and other engineered wood products have set up a …

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Innovative Wood Floors Made of Waste Pulp Generate Renewable Energy

How do you make a renewable, natural, oxygen-producing, CO2-storing material even more sustainable? Make it as close to zero-waste as possible. Wood waste left over after milling lumber already gets put to myriad valuable uses, from paper products to biomass fuel, and a new innovation will actually enable it to produce clean energy. Engineers at …

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Cultural Perceptions of Building with Wood (video)

“Wood is the most technologically advanced material I can build with, it just so happens that Mother Nature holds the patent.” – Micheal Green Michael Green wants to solve architecture’s biggest challenge — meeting worldwide housing demand without increasing carbon emissions — by building with carbon-sequestering wood instead of concrete and steel. Michael Green is …

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