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ANSI is short for the American National Standards Institute and is often mixed up with the subject of last week’s blog, ASTM. It has also become something of a generic term for a standard. The ANS...
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The last two posts discussed the idea of testing engineered flooring at Oregon State University. If we can get that program established, some of the tests we will apply will likely be ASTM tests. So,
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I think this is important enough issue that I’m going to spend this week’s blog redirecting you to last week’s post about testing engineered flooring. I found it interesting that the tests...
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I’ve been talking to Scott Leavengood, who did the wonderful guest blog series on wood hardness. (If you missed them, the series starts here with a look at Janka.) Scott and I were discussing the...
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I met an industry colleague last week and he said to me, “Thank you for directing me to your blog. It’s great, but there is SO MUCH THERE.” He explained that he started to read it online and...
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In June of 2012, I looked at some LEED numbers and asked a lot of questions about how they did their statistics. Most of those questions remain unanswered today. The USGBC recently announced their...
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A few weeks ago, I joined a webinar sponsored by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council. They are promoting their new guidance document “Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing”
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What’s a Cunit? Or a Hoppus for that matter? They are wood terms and we have a VERY special guest blogger this week to tell us about unusual measures. Read on… ---------------Mickey by Mickey,
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This week, I’m pretty much just going to redirect you to some other reading, a blog summarizing the announcement that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is “requesting not only...
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Since last week was taking a quick look on the impact of Lacey and illegal logging around the world, I thought this week it was good to catch you up on what’s new with Lacey here at home.Again, a...
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