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Title: Life-Cycle Inventory of Hardwood Lumber Manufacturing in the Southeastern United States

Source: Lippke, Bruce, Jim Wilson, Leonard Johnson, Maureen Puettmann. 2009. Phase II Research Report. Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Renewable Materials in the Context of Building Construction. Module L : Life-Cycle Inventory of Hardwood Lumber Manufacturing in the Southeastern United States by Richard D. Bergman and Scott A. Bowe. Seattle, WA : CORRIM, 2010. 50 p

Author(s)Bergman, Richard D.; Bowe, Scott A.

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: 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

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 1,720 kb(s)

Date posted: 12/16/2010

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RITS Product ID: 37904
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Bergman, Richard
Research Forest Products Technologist
  

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