Redwood: A Sustainable Building Product

Start Date
04/29/2017
End Date
04/27/2019
Description
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).
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
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.
Instructors
Erica Savage
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Course Codes
AEC773
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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