Why does FSC Certification of bamboo matter?

Why FSC? One of the big challenges we experience on our Eco-Logic Bamboo products, is that other products are often marketed as “Green” when in fact the products are not green. The industry term for this is called  “greenwashing“. So how do you KNOW whether a product is REALLY green?

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Wonderful Ideas For Columbus Kitchen Remodeling

The kitchen area could be the heart of any house.  It’s the warmest, most active room in most homes.  This is where the spouse and children meets, cooks, eats and occasionally entertains.  You may for that reason, want to generate it the kind of place that’s functionally sound and secure for entertaining or household bonding.  Should you already have a kitchen area, you possibly can opt for Columbus Kitchen Remodeling to generate it additional suitable to your needs. [Read more…]

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Great Ideas For Kitchen Remodeling

The kitchen area could be the heart of any home.  It is the warmest, most active room in most homes.  This is where the family and friend meet, cook, eats and often entertains.  You might therefore, want to create an environment that is great for entertaining or family bonding.  In the event you already have a home, you may be considering a kitchen remodel to transform it to suite your needs. [Read more…]

Study on the manufacture of bamboo panel components for a prefabricated house

Prefabricated bamboo houseINBAR performed a study to look at the feasibility of manufacturing a prefabricated house using bamboo panels. The study looks at some important considerations;

  • Physical and mechanical properties
  • Sound insulation properties
  • Thermal transmission properties
  • Fire resistance properties
  • Cost analysis

We’ve interpreted aspects of the study to represent South African conditions and requirements in the post. Have a look, we think that the results merit serious consideration of bamboo panels for prefabricated housing projects. [Read more…]

Potential shortage of lumber

According to Niel Poland (MD of Mullican Wood), we could be seeing a shortage of hard woods as early as January 2010. He says the US hardwood harvests have declined by 50% in the last 10 years.

Here is a copy of the audio interview.