Structurlam Engineered Timbers

Structurlam Engineered Timbers

Credit: Structurlam Products

What makes this product green?

  • Certified wood
  • Low-emitting

Description

Structurlam manufactures engineered wood products using fir, spruce, or pine from British Columbia. The company can supply FSCNonprofit organization that promotes forestry practices that are sustainable from environmental and social standpoints; FSC certification on a wood product is an indicator that the wood came from a well-managed forest.-certified product on request. The company’s glulams and paralams (which use thin strips instead of larger, solid pieces of wood) are made using either formaldehydeChemical found in many building products; most binders used for manufactured wood products are formaldehyde compounds. Reclassified by the United Nations International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in 2004 as a “known human carcinogen."-containing resorcinol or melamine adhesives. Melamine glues emit very little formaldehye and are a light color, so the beams look more like solid wood. The company also manufactures computer numerical control (CNC) pre-cut heavy timbers and trusses for timber frame construction.

Additional Info

Certifications

  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Manufacturer Information

Structurlam Products
2176 Government St.
Penticton, BC V2A 8B5
Canada
Phone: 250-492-8912
Fax: 250-492-8906
www.structurlam.com

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