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How It's Made: Oriented Strand Board How It's Made: Oriented Strand Board

From the forest to floors or walls, a look at oriented stand board (OSB) manufacturing—and key environmental opportunities—in four steps. More

Architects' Choice: Max Strang Architecture
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Architects' Choice: Max Strang Architecture

Max Strang shares his favorite product substitute for wood. More

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Product Review: Bamboo Flooring Product Review: Bamboo Flooring

One of green building's 'poster-child' products, bamboo has come a long way from its roots. Take a look at the latest selection criteria and product options. More

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Recycled Content Exterior Trim from CertainTeed Recycled Content Exterior Trim from CertainTeed

Restoration Millwork is made from cellular PVC. More

Product: Barnwood Naturals Charred/Burnt Siding
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Product: Barnwood Naturals Charred/Burnt Siding

Reclaimed wood siding that is burned to increase its durability. More

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Old Is New Again

The Flip House remodel re-used nearly all of the materials deconstructed from the original 1924 home. More

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Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written. More

Product Pros and Cons: Hardwood Flooring vs. Bamboo
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Product Pros and Cons: Hardwood Flooring vs. Bamboo

Should you stick with the old or go with the (relatively) new? More

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waste watchers waste watchers

Levitt Goodman Architects: Baleboard plastic lumber is manufactured from 100 percent recycled industrial waste, making it less vulnerable to the elements than real wood. More

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Teak Lumber From East Teak Teak Lumber From East Teak

Dallas-based East Teak offers teak lumber in a variety of dimensions. More

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