The use of North American Hardwoods in Carbon Neutral Buildings - 1.0 CEH
The objective of this presentation is to educate design professionals as to the role of North American Hardwoods in Carbon Neutral Buildings through these key points:
This presentation combines the research done by the hardwood industry as a means to convey the sustainability of our natural resource and the impact it can have on the built environment.
The presentation is currently being revised for submission to become certified by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as Continuing Education for its members. It has been approved and given for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at the local AIA level.
• Introduction to North American Hardwoods—What are hardwoods? Where do they grow? How abundant are they?
• Discussion of the science surrounding the role hardwoods play in the built and natural environment
— Facts about wood and carbon
— Life cycle analysis of North American Hardwoods
• Explanation of how to incorporate hardwoods into sustainable designs
• Engineering and Design principals
— Cutting methods
— Expansion coefficients
Duration: approximately 1 hour
Presenter: Tim McIntyre, Thos. Moser Supply Chain Manager
Pregistration is required.
Lunch will be provided.