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CORRIM

CORRIM, the Consortium for Reseach on Renewable Industrial Materials, is comprised of 15 research organizations: APA The Engineered Wood Association, ATHENA TM Sustainable Materials Institute, Forintek Canada Corp., Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University, North Carolina State University, Oregon State University, Purdue University, University of Idaho, University of Minnesota, University of Tennessee, University of Washington, USDA-Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Washington State University, and Virginia Tech University.
  • The CORRIM report aims to provide a database of information for quantifying the environmental impacts and economic costs of wood building materials through the stages of planting, growing manufacturing, construction, operational use, and demolition.

  • There are seven individual research modules in the Phase I interim report. They are
    Module A: Forest Resources
    Module B: Pacific Northwest Softwood Lumber
    Module C: Southern U.S. Softwood Lumber,
    Module D: Softwood Plywood
    Module E: Oriented Strandboard
    Module F: Design of Residential Building Shells, Minneapolis and Atlanta
    Module G: Environmental Impacts of a Single Family Building Shell - from harvest to construction.

The executive summary is available in pdf form.

*** The entire report is on-line and available in pdf form at the CORRIM website (http://www.corrim.org.) ***

 

 
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