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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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Chatham House has posted a number of reports looking at the current situation regarding illegal logging in many countries—that’s both buying markets like the U.S., the EU and Japan, and supplying...
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97 percent of a great forest has been decimated by logging and development; a true loss that only now is being addressed by the conservation movement.  No, I’m not talking about the Amazon.  Nor...
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At Surfaces last week I got to see some of the people I work with in the industry. Among them were Brett Miller, NWFA's technical guru:Travis Snapp of Benchmark International, who helps with my...
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