Mastering FSC-Certified Wood in Green Building

During this live course, the instructor will teach you how FSC products integrate with broader green building standards, why they are important, and how to find the products you’re looking for. Gain the knowledge to master FSC-Certified wood for green building projects.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain why Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified wood is key to green building, and why building professionals play an important role in promoting good forest management and conservation in North America and beyond
  2. Describe the fundamentals of a leading forest certification system with benefits for LEED certification
  3. Discuss the new rules for how FSC-certified wood works in the LEED green building rating system, clarify the differences between LEED 2009 standards and LEED v4 as it relates to FSC, and understand how FSC is credited in other leadership green building programs in North America
  4. Identify the tools, strategies and resources that green building professionals can use to encourage market transformation to sustainability of the forest products industry
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(06) Wood, Plastics and Composites
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