4.0 sustainable materials
sustainable materials involves making smarter, more conscientious material choices for all parts of the home. we try to incorporate materials that are responsibly harvested, rapidly renewable, and/or manufactured locally into our projects. when we make smarter choices by utilizing sustainable materials, we can help ensure that precious resources are preserved for future generations.
- forest stewardship council (FSC)
preference for forest stewardship council certified products including framing lumber and cabinetry components. FSC cerified wood comes from responsibly managed and harvested forests.
- rapidly renewable
preference for rapidly renewable materials
- local products
preference for materials that are manufactured locally or within 500 miles of project site
- recycled or salvaged
preference for materials that are recycled or salvaged
- recylced content
preference for materials with recycled content