TimberSIL wood is impregnated with glass particles, providing rot resistance and adding strength, says the company. GREENVILLE, SC - TimberSIL, a lumber products that fills voids in the wood cell structure with glass particles as a preservative and strengthener, was selected as a wood entry in the Regenerative Network green roster.
TimberSIL says being selected into the Regenerative Network is a prestigious and noteworthy achievement in the green community, since only one company is invited from each building product or service category.
"TimberSIL is a perfect fit,” said David Gottfried, founder and CEO of Regenerative Network. “Their wood behaves and protects like no other wood ever has . . and is re-establishing wood as a reliable preferred solution.”
Regenerative Network membership is limited to one company per industry sector, according to Gottfried. He is well known as the founder of the U.S. Green Building Council.
“TimberSIL’s goal is to expand the way people think about using wood,” said Karen Slimak, CEO of TimberSIL. “Transforming wood into a flawless building material is a critical piece in the puzzle of improving the entire approach to construction.”
The 37 Regenerative Network members network to leading architects, engineers, contractors, and managers who make green-building decisions. One is Dan Slone, partner, McGuireWoods LLP.
“TimberSIL is a revolutionary product that fundamentally changes the opportunities available in constructing human habitat,” said Slone. “Customers can build docks and walkways in waterways without harming fish; they can sequester carbon in wood decks and siding but not lose it to fire or rot. It is changing the products and building practices that use wood around the world.”
TimberSIL’s process combines wood and glass to transform improve the woods features. It becomes Class-A fire retardant, toxin-free, decay and insect resistant, stronger, harder, durable, and dimensionally stable. TimberSIL was first shown at the 2011 Green Build Conference. timbersilwood.com.