Business Wire – June 24, 2014

Wholetrees Transforms Forest Waste Into Structural Building Material Using Sustainable Manufacturing Process, Business Model

Life-cycle assessment (LCA) studies indicate that wood outperforms fossil fuel-intensive materials such as steel and concrete on all measures, including embodied energy; air and water pollution; and global warming. Small diameter round-timer is 50 percent stronger than heavy milled timber and as strong as steel, according to the USDA Forest Products Laboratory. Wood structures also have lower, more stable material and construction costs than steel or concrete...

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