Building Green Interiors With Wood Products
|Offered by||AEC Daily Corporation|
|Category||Materials and resources|
Provides an overview of types of interior wood flooring and moulding products and includes discussions on their sustainable attributes, Baltic birch plywood, on-site and factory finishing methods, and green building programs and organizations.
No prerequisite knowledge is required.
Explain why using real hardwood in a building project is a sustainable choice throughout all the stages of the product#s life cycle.
Describe and compare three types of flooring in terms of their characteristics and specify sustainable flooring based upon these comparisons.
Explain the material and resource efficiency of engineered wood flooring and discuss the ways in which this flooring can meet the standards set by green building organizations.
Discuss on-site and factory finishing methods; list the benefits and downfalls of each; and state how factory finishing can help earn LEEDr points on a project.
Describe some organizations and programs that promote sustainability and responsible forestry practices.
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