Environmental Issues:


  Energy Smarts: Steps for Implementing an Energy Management System for Wood Products Facilities - Looking to save on energy costs, consider an energy management system to reduce waste and improve efficiency. This article will show you how to get started.  (9/1/2010)

  Survey Indicates Trends, Possibilities for “Green” Initiatives in the U.S. Hardwood Sawmill Industry - Thinking Green: Survey indicates trends and possibilities for green building standards and certified forests to impact the overal U.S. hardwood sawmill industry.  (6/1/2010)

  Safer Residential Wood Preservatives Utilize New Technologies to Ensure Protection from Mold and Termites - Wood Treatment Options: New chemicals to treat and preserve lumber have emerged on the market since the industry began removing chromated copper arsenate from the residential sector.  (9/1/2008)

  Part II--Making Sense Out of Environmental Policy: Interview with Dr. Patrick Moore - Patrick Moore, author of ‘The Sensible Environmentalist’ column and supporter of the forest products industry, answers questions in part two of an exclusive interview.  (3/1/2006)

  The Sensible Environmentalist: ‘Where Is Green Steel, Concrete?’ - Dear Dr. Moore: My son thinks steel is environmentally friendlier than wood because it’s recyclable, but I think wood is better because it grows back. Who’s right?  (10/1/2005)

  Letter from Ed - Dr. Moore Coming - What a Treat! - Former founder of Greenpeace addressed the crowd at the Atlanta Expo.  (8/1/1999)

  Letter from Ed - Blind as a Bat - PE publisher explores the current news and issue on the environmental front.  (1/1/1999)