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Prepare your trees for summer storm season

Preparing for summer storms is not always easy as the weather can be unpredictable. Cleanup from summer storms can also equate to increased overtime, so it is important that grounds professionals be as proactive as possible when it comes to weather changes and preparation....

source: By Jeannea Jones
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A government ban on using combustible materials in external walls of high-rise residential towers could stymie the use of innovative products such as photovoltaic panels and green walls, according to a leading designer. The ban was introduced a year ago in response to the...

source: Building.co.uk

VTT researchers were able to transmit light in wood-based fiber. Optical fiber made of cellulose is best suited for sensors that benefit from the biodegradability of the material. In the future, optical cellulose fiber may allow detecting changes in the moisture level of...

source: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland via Phys.org

This industry relies on government subsidies, based on the idea that wood pellets are a tool in the fight against climate change. Some European governments are offering financial incentives to burn these pellets instead of, say...

source: NPR

China's forestry sector has seen continuous expansion in recent years, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said Tuesday. The gross output of the industry in the first three quarters of the year hit 5.13...

source: Xinhua.net

In 2017, Leers Weinzapfel Associates constructed a building completely out of timber at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Lauded for its energy-saving radiant flooring and storm water roof runoffs that redirect water...

source: Fast Company

Timber buildings are grabbing headlines around the world, as developers race to meet tenant demands for sustainable, wellness-oriented office spaces. But it's Canada that is leading the charge, providing incentives for investors looking to wood.

source: The Investor


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