Redwood: A Sustainable Building Product
This webinar provides an overview of the sustainable attributes of redwood building products, including a discussion of redwood lumber grades, characteristics, and applications. Also presented are the results of a recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing redwood and plastic-composite decking options and information about redwood’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Explain why selecting redwood is an environmentally-friendly choice.
Identify the most sustainable forest management methods and define the initiatives of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) .
Understand the results of a redwood LCA and EPD and the relevance to sustainable building practices.
List the green features and unique attributes of redwood that combine to make it an ideal building material choice.
Discuss the lumber grades, finishing options, maintenance recommendations, and the variety of applications of redwood.
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