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LEED v3: Important changes for woodworkers

Posted: 08/11/2009 2:00AM

By Rob Ziegelmeier - The USGBC issued Version 3 of LEED. Here are the important changes for woodworkers.


Comprehensive green woodworking strategy satisfies environmentally conscious customers

By Michaelle Bradford Posted: 08/11/2009 2:00AM

By Michaelle Bradford - A hub of the city’s green movement is based in the Chicago Center for Green Technology. Located in this cutting-edge building, which features solar panels, geothermal heating and cooling, energy-efficient plumbing and prairie grass landscaping, is Whitney Wood Works, a green and woman-owned woodworking company.


AWFS seminar emphasizes link between lean and green

By Helen Kuhl Posted: 07/16/2009 2:00AM

The road to “lean” manufacturing is a continuous one, and the key to a successful journey is employee support and buy-in.


Video: NeoCon BIFMA meeting centers around "level" sustainability standard

Posted: 06/30/2009 2:00AM

News at the Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Assn. Intl breakfast meeting centered around the new "level" sustainability standard and certification process. Full-scale promotion of the program kicked off at NeoCon 2009, with great interest being shown by manufacturers and designers alike.




Panel producers discuss formaldehyde regulations, carbon sequestration

By Karen Koenig Posted: 06/02/2009 2:00AM

W&WP Editor Karen Koenig attended the Composite Panel Association's semi-annual meeting and brought back video interviews that cover the predicted state of the industry and the association's stance on federal formaldehyde regulations.


Energy efficient lights cut woodworking shop's overhead

By Michaelle Bradford Posted: 05/11/2009 2:00AM

By Michaelle Bradford - A Colorado company uses an energy-efficient lighting system to cut costs in the shop.


Green Strategies Guide

Posted: 04/14/2009 2:00AM

Going green. It’s more than just the buzz phrase of today. It’s the directive for the future if we want to maintain our resources, and the environment, for the next generation and beyond.


LEED Projects: What customers want from you

By Margaret Fisher Posted: 04/09/2009 2:00AM

By Margaret Fisher -- Advance planning is the key in taking the plunge to pursue work on LEED woodworking projects. Here are some tips for getting started.


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