American Hardwood Information Center

The Authoritative Resource for American Hardwoods

Special Releases

American Hardwoods versus Bamboo

Don’t be misled or confused by hardwood imitators. Products made from tropical grasses like bamboo are hardwood pretenders attempting to mirror the unique and remarkable qualities of hardwood, as documented in this comparison chart. Download PDF

Carbon Dioxide: Climate Change & U.S. Hardwoods

In language that Main Street America will understand, here’s what responsible consumers need to know about CO2 and why incorporating U.S. hardwoods into their homes and businesses will lessen climate change. Download PDF

Fast Facts on American Hardwoods

Share the message of the positive attributes of American hardwoods. The next time someone asks you about hardwood sustainability, tree harvesting or carbon neutrality, give them the facts: Fast Facts. Download PDF

How Selecting Materials Impacts Our Lives

There are many factors to consider when choosing a building or decorating material. Some impact the environment more, while others are a cost consideration. Be knowledgeable when making a selection. Compare factors in a product’s life cycle with those of American hardwoods. Download PDF

Brochures

How Selecting Materials Impacts Our Lives

American Hardwoods and Life Cycle Assessment Architects, designers and builders active in sustainable design consider many factors when choosing environmentally-friendly building and decorating materials. This new resource will assist you in your sustainable efforts. Download PDF

American Hardwoods Collection

The “American Hardwoods Collection” brochure is a full-color 21-page booklet with detailed information about the sustainability of American Hardwoods and their use in green design and building. This brochure also features in-depth profiles of 20 American hardwood species, including strength and mechanical properties. Download PDF

American Hardwoods by Design

Share the message of the positive attributes of American hardwoods. The next time someone asks you about hardwood sustainability, tree harvesting or carbon neutrality, give them the facts: Fast Facts. Download PDF

Videos

Defining Luxury … American Hardwoods

How do you define luxury? For decades, men and women much like you have been surrounding themselves with products made from American hardwoods; recognizing their unique beauty; reveling in their warmth; confirming them as the perfect product choice; and incorporating them into every facet of their lives.

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American Hardwoods: The Natural Choice – Video presentation of “American Hardwoods: The Natural Choice”

Experience the aesthetic, practical and environmental virtues of American Hardwoods in this 8 minute presentation and see why hardwoods are “just so easy to love.” You can order a copy of the DVD “American Hardwoods: The Natural Choice” on our Contact page.

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