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Sustainable Design

An explanation of the contribution American hardwoods have in achieving sustainable design and meeting many Green Building initiatives.


Life Cycle Assessment

AHEC is embarking on a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study to measure and evaluate the environmental impacts associated with American hardwoods in comparison to other materials.


Sustainable Forestry

An overview of America’s forestry management, documented through the RPA assessment and Seneca Creek Study confirms the legal and sustainable status of U.S. hardwood forest management.


Responsible Sourcing

AHEC has a stake in on-going international policy discussions designed to eradicate illegal wood from trade, including The Illegal Logging Legislation, Responsible Purchasing Policy and FSC Certification.


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