SPRINGFIELD, OR — Timber Products Co., a supplier of diversified wood products, and SierraPine, a manufacturer of composite panels, on March 26 announced upcoming dates and locations for a series of educational seminars aimed at helping distributors, architects and end-users learn the basics about green building, including the four top areas of confusion about sustainable building – certified wood, green building programs, industry programs and emissions regulations – as well as the effects and opportunities associated with climate change, a review of life cycle analysis, future trends and new sustainable building products.

The current schedule is:

- Austin, TX, May 20

- Dallas, TX, May 21 

- Portland, OR, June 12

- Denver, CO July 10

- Eugene, OR, July 31

- Chicago, IL, Aug. 14

- New York, NY, Sept. 10

- Boston, MA, Oct. 16

The companies are also making available a free compact disc, Understanding the Issues: Green Building & Wood Products, which provides the basics of green building and an overview of topics associated with navigating the sustainable product maze.

For additional seminar information, to receive an invitation, or request a free CD, call (800) 547-9520.

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