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The Center evaluates technology needed for both new and existing housing and encompasses all types of residential structures in which wood and/or wood-based products are used as primary or secondary building components. Emphasis is on the improved use of traditional wood products, recycled and engineered wood composite materials, durability, moisture control, natural disaster resistance, and an improved living environment. The Center’s research focuses primarily on the housing structure and practical technologies that can be readily adopted by homebuilders, industry, and consumers.
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Contact: Karen Martinson, Program Specialist
Here you will find plain language explanations of environmental rules for the construction industry. Also provided are links to detailed information, including state regulations and other resources. This web site is being developed by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, in conjunction with: Associated General Contractors of America National Association of Home Builders American Road and Transportation Builders Association Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. Golf Course Builders Association of America. Funding for this project has come from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Contact: Paul Chalmer
Devoted exclusively to the needs of the rapidly expanding North American construction waste & demolition debris processing and recycling industry. Information exchange, a campaign to promote the acceptance and use of recycled construction materials, and representation at trade shows and other industry functions.
PO Box 644
Contact: William Turley, Executive Director
DCAT works to support the health of communities and the planet by promoting a shift to sustainable construction and development through leadership, strategic relationships, and education.
P.O. Box 27513
Contact: David Eisenberg, Director
A national education program created by the American Lung Association of Minnesota to raise the standards for better indoor environments. The mission is to change the way homes are built in America to be healthier, more energy and resource efficient. The Health House Advantage™ Program is an educational program for builders and consumers to test and deliver a written report on how a house has met the Health House® performance standards. Over 120 demonstration houses have been built in over 30 states to provide a means of educating builders and homeowners on how to more effectively make choices when building, remodeling and maintaining a home.
490 Concordia Avenue
Contact: Angie Lien, National Director
The U.S. Green Building Council is a coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. They offer a membership, news, conferences, research and guidelines.
1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 805
Contact: Christine Ervin, President and CEO