Using Wood for Sustainable Design + Construction
Summary: Wood has long been considered an environmentally friendly resource. Today, even more focus is being placed on the recycling and renewability aspects of wood, as well as the use of certified forest land. This report compares the environmental merits of wood and discusses sustainable design considerations for wood structures, envelopes, and finishes.
Note: This special AIA/CES class has been moved to BD+C's new continuing education website at http://www.bdcuniversity.com/using-wood-sustainable-design-construction?courseid=569 (one-time registration required)