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Domestic Wood Species: Select with Sustainability and Carbon Emissions in Mind

In the world of architectural design and construction, the choice of building materials plays a pivotal role, influencing the aesthetic appeal and a structure’s sustainable commitment and functional aspects. With the growing emphasis on sustainability and reducing carbon emissions, staying well-informed and possessing the knowledge to design and build with sustainable materials has become more crucial by the day.

The Sylva product line embodies this commitment, showcasing a domestic species harvested from FSC©-Certified, polyculture forests in Pennsylvania, where reSAWN is based. Locally sourced North American Red Oak minimizes transportation-related carbon emissions, aligning with eco-friendly building practices. In the architectural design and construction stages of a project, opting for building materials sourced and produced domestically significantly contributes to minimizing the environmental footprint associated with construction projects.

SCHEDULE A CEU PRESENTATION

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As an approved AIA CES Provider, reSAWN TIMBER co. is excited to offer a two-part series about specifying exterior wood cladding. reSAWN examines the sustainable, performance, and aesthetic benefits and innovations that have made exterior wood cladding an ideal material for architectural specifications. After the two-part series is completed, each attendee will receive a total of 2 (two) LU|HSW credits in addition to certificates of completion.

ABOUT reSAWN TIMBER co.

reSAWN TIMBER co. provides new and reclaimed wood products for architectural specifications for flooring, interior wall cladding, ceilings, exterior siding, roofing, and custom millwork.

Our carefully curated offering includes award-winning shou sugi ban charred woods, reclaimed woods, newly harvested American wood species, and European Oak.  We provide only the highest quality materials milled to exacting standards and finished in a way that enhances the natural beauty of the wood. Our extensive offering includes wide plank flooring and FSC® Certified woods.

We specialize in meeting the needs of architects, designers, and contractors, and provide superior service and guidance in developing your specifications.  Our products can assist you in achieving your project goals in aesthetic, performance, and sustainability.