Tag Archives: sustainability

New report questions wood sustainability

April 16, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 11, 2019 A recent study from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has found that many life cycle assessments (LCAs) that show wood construction lowers carbon emissions often overlook several important factors. Most notably, the Winnipeg-based think tank said typical LCAs do not track or account for “biogenic” carbon — a…
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Webinar: Troubleshooting REScheck and COMcheck Projects

April 2, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsMarch 31, 2019 Hosted by Bob Schultz of PNNL, this webinar will present case studies reviewing challenges that can be addressed via REScheck and COMcheck software, the popular compliance software tool supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. Both residential and commercial projects will be covered, as will distinctions between various energy…
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Green Building News – Plan for Building Resilience

March 20, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsMarch 15, 2019 The previous post introduced the concept of resilience as it applies to infrastructure and disaster relief. To continue this theme, let's look at what organizations are doing to encourage resilient building strategies. Read more.
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