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Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 2006
...hnology Center. During an era of rising energy and lumber
costs, Engineering Technology Consultants of Marysville, Wash., tested the Insul-Stud at the ORNL user center in temperatures of 50 degrees F and 100 degrees F, determining an R-value of 12.5, which is a significant improvement over the 8.15 R-value ...
Alaska timber projection study reveals market trends
...ar to the recent past. The second one assumes that lumber
production increases and is stimulated by marketin...grams that recognize the unique characteristics of lumber
produced from the region. Scenarios three and four assume that an integrated industry returns to so...
Improved process of drying lumber may save millions
dry may be as boring as watching paint dry, but soon, the amount of time needed to dry a piece of wood might decrease dramatically, according to Penn State forest resources expert. Charles Ray, assistant professor of forest resources, devised a proc...
Talking robots, green buildings, and shockwave healing
...-test results for employees of 14 British Columbia lumber
mills between 1978 and 2003, Hugh Davies of the University of British Columbia ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) found a reduction in the percentage of workers with hearing problems over time as the industry adopted hearing conservation programs (3aNS2). Adria...