27 Feb '13, 5pm

Cross Laminated Timber Taking Hold in America: First Ever CLT Conference in US: Tonight, Febru... #Sustainability

Advice provided by: Claire Moloney, LEED Green Associate, Cornell University Tonight, February 27th, 2013, marks the beginning of the first U.S. Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) symposium in Seattle, Washington. The three day event, hosted by WoodWorks, will educate attendees on how to design and build CLT projects according to the International Building Code. There are two symposium tracks, one for designers and contractors and another for engineers, so that the speakers can cater to the professionals' needs and skill sets. CLT, as I described in a previous article , is a pre-fabricated panel made from wood pieces that have been stacked crosswise and glued together. Wildly popular in Europe, the material is considered ideal for green building because it has low embodied energy, is lightweight (meaning lower transportation emissions, and is energy efficient because of their ab...

Full article: http://www.green-buildings.com/content/782642-cross-lamin...

Tweets

Cross-Laminated Timber Symposium in Seattle end...

greenbuildingelements.com 26 Feb '13, 7pm

The Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program will host the first-ever US Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Symposium February ...

Our very own @pakster77 is speaking at @Ecobuil...

ecobuild.co.uk 28 Feb '13, 10am

Passivhaus is a low energy standard that relies on an extremely efficient envelope to keep annual heat energy demand below...

Will you be joining our NEW conference: Sustain...

ecobuild.co.uk 27 Feb '13, 2pm

Understanding the sustainability drivers in overseas markets What and where are the market opportunities for sustainabilit...

Speakers in our #BIM in practice seminar includ...

ecobuild.co.uk 27 Feb '13, 9am

All publicly funded projects must operate at Level 2 BIM by 2016, and most privately funded projects are expected to follo...

'Existing dwellings – what should the retrofit ...

ecobuild.co.uk 04 Mar '13, 10am

It is estimated that at least 70% of the UK’s housing stock likely to exist in 2050 has already been built. Three-quarters...

Tomorrow @Ecobuild_Now : Roddy Langmuir talks a...

ecobuild.co.uk 04 Mar '13, 5pm

Improving the energy efficiency of all buildings is critical if the built environment is to make a significant contributio...

Je veux

solestruck.com 26 Feb '13, 3pm

FREE standard shipping on all international orders $199 USD or more. Standard international shipping by USPS Priority Inte...

RSA to hold APAC conference in Singapore for fi...

zdnet.com 04 Mar '13, 11am

RSA will hold its APAC conference in Singapore for the first time. SINGAPORE--Security vendor RSA will hold its Asia-Pacif...