Thursday, December 9, 2010

Wood Policy Stands (for Now)

USGBC Wood Policy Stands (for Now) After Battle Over Eco-Labels

Dec 9, 2010 - After a lengthy and contentious review, members of the U.S. Green Building Council -- the organization behind the LEED rating system -- rejected a proposal that would have opened the door to wood certified under various eco-labels to be considered for LEED credit.

While the status quo remains intact for now -- only products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council are recognized under the rating system -- don't expect the issue over LEED credit for wood products to fade away: {read rest}

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