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FSC Certified Lumber – a Positive Relationship with the Land

April 12th, 2010 by Tim Eian

The focus of the Passive House in the Woods is energy efficiency.  In this post however I would like to turn your attention to another important aspect of the project.  Though the house is built from Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICFs) and is sheathed with an Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS) there is still a large quantity of wood used on the project for the floor and roof assemblies, the framing of interior walls, and the framing of the garage.  I tip my hat to Morr Construction for procuring FSC certified wood for all these applications.

FSC certified plywood sheathing FSC certified studs

FSC stands for the Forest Stewardship Council, an international non-profit organization that Read on »

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