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Title: Life cycle environmental performance of renewable building materials in the context of residential construction : phase II research report: an extension to the 2005 phase I research report. Module L, Life-cycle inventory of hardwood lumber manufacturing in the Southeastern United States.

Author: Bergman, Richard D. PhD; Bowe, Scott A.;

Date: 2010

Source: [Seattle, WA : Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM)], 2010: iv, 50 p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous

Description: The goal of this study was to gain an understanding of the environmental impact of hardwood lumber production through a gate-to-gate life-cycle inventory (LCI) of hardwood sawmills in the Southeastern United States (SE). Primary mill data were collected per Consortium on Research for Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM) Research Guidelines. Life-cycle impact assessment is beyond the scope of the study.

Keywords: Product life cycle, environmental aspects, sawmills, energy consumption, forest products, sustainable forestry, biomass utilization, renewable natural resources, hardwoods, lumber, wood waste, renewable energy sources, energy industries, biomass energy, wood waste as fuel, forest products industry, service life, environmental indicators, energy conservation, building materials, Southern states, green technology, emissions, life cycle assessment

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Bergman, Richard D.; Bowe, Scott A. 2010. Life cycle environmental performance of renewable building materials in the context of residential construction : phase II research report: an extension to the 2005 phase I research report. Module L, Life-cycle inventory of hardwood lumber manufacturing in the Southeastern United States. [Seattle, WA : Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM)], 2010: iv, 50 p.

 


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