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Are you an architect, designer, builder, or another construction professional looking for information to consider when evaluating and selecting a building material? Learn more about the important role environmentally friendly hardwoods play in the livability of Planet Earth.

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American Hardwoods and their Role in Carbon Neutral Design & Thermally Modified Hardwood and its role in Architectural Design

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Hardwood Finishes More Eco-Friendly than Ever

Finishes are vital to protecting the beauty and performance of hardwood cabinetry, flooring and millwork.

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Stain it. Paint it. Walk on it. Shut it. Cut it. Sand it. Sit on it. Live in it. Play on it. Dance on it. Store in it. SPECIFY IT!

The natural choice for green building and healthy home environments is American hardwoods. Eco-conscious homeowners can confidently request American hardwood flooring, cabinetry, and millwork for their homes.

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The Confident Choice for Eco-conscious Specifiers

From flooring and cabinetry to moulding and furniture, American hardwoods have been treasured for generations, and for good reason!

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The ‘pluses’ of Thermally Modified Hardwood

The ‘pluses’ of Thermally Modified Hardwood

If you are not specifying Thermally Modified Hardwood, perhaps you should be. The material is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemically treated wood and boasts an aesthetic appeal that will enhance both indoor and outdoor applications.  Consider that...

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Oak Goes Bespoke at Jonathan Alder

Oak Goes Bespoke at Jonathan Alder

Jonathan Adler, who began his career making pottery in Rhode Island, has gone on to become one of America’s most talented and inventive purveyors of hip, colorful housewares. His cheerful designs encompass a wide range of home products and accessories from bold-hued...

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Are We Running Out of American Hardwoods? Hardly!

Are We Running Out of American Hardwoods? Hardly!

Every two minutes, the U.S. Hardwood forest grows by the size of a football field? How do we know? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service began accumulating data in the early 1950s and the Department continues to systematically gather, analyze and...

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Reducing Carbon Emissions by Using Wood Products

Reducing Carbon Emissions by Using Wood Products

As the environmental crisis persists, and increasing "Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions—from the extraction, manufacturing, transportation, construction, and even disposal of building materials, at the end of their useful lives"—continue to fuel the problem, there is one...

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