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SFI at Greenbuild: Promoting the Importance of Well-Managed Forests in Green Building

By Jason Metnick, November 7, 2017

One of the best ways to make buildings better for our environment is to use as much wood as possible in construction. However, many of wood’s positive attributes in construction depend, in part, on whether the forest resource is well managed. Forest certification programs like SFI provide assurances of sustainability. Many leading green building rating…

Why SFI sponsors Greenbuild

By Kathy, November 11, 2009

We are in Phoenix this week for the U.S. Green Building Conference’s “Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.”  This is the major North American meeting on the topic.  More than 20,000 attend, including architects, planners, designers, builders, building owners and managers, government officials and businesses ranging from hotels to colleges to hospitals. This is the second…