Forest Service Report Documents Environmental Benefits of Wood as a Green Building Material | WWF

Forest Service Report Documents Environmental Benefits of Wood as a Green Building Material



Posted on 29 September 2011
From United States Department of Agriculture: Washington - The findings of a new U.S. Forest Service study indicate that wood should factor as a primary building material in green building, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today. The authors of Science Supporting the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Using Wood and Wood Products in Green Building Construction reviewed the scientific literature and found that using wood in building products yields fewer greenhouse gases than using other common materials.
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