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ASHRAE/USGBC/IES 189.1: Is Biomass Another Wood Battle in Green Construction?

ASHRAE/USGBC/IES 189.1: Is Biomass Another Wood Battle in Green Construction?

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) the U.S. Green Building Council, and the Illuminating Engineering Society are considering the developing biomass requirements for inclusion in their new, co-sponsored green building standard.

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Prior to the current biomass debate, the USGBC had a years-long internal feud over the use of wood as a building material and which organizations could certify wood as “sustainable” for LEED projects.

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