Posts Tagged ‘ FSC ’

WDMA Tech Conference Takes Closer Look at Forest Certification Standards: Experts Ask What is Best for All?

Jun 27th, 2012

Forest Certification was the focus of two sessions held this week during the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) technical conference taking place in Minneapolis. Corey Brinkema, president of the U.S. national office of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), discussed the latest forest certification standards and market drivers for green building products as well as [...]

Industry Responds to New LEED Draft; Wood Certification and PVC Issues Elicit Feedback

Mar 13th, 2012

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its latest draft of its LEED Rating System and a few points are drawing criticism from some in the industry. First, in the section, Responsible Sourcing of Raw Material, new wood products must be certified by Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) “or better.” Organizations, including the Sustainable Forestry [...]