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Green Building

Green Building

With an extensive selection of environmentally friendly products, Walker Lumber and Hardware is committed to meeting the green building needs any builder, contractor or homeowner may have. Products like FSC, SFI and SCS certified lumber, low VOC paints and stains that meet LEED standards, NAUF (No Added Urea Formaldehyde) plywoods, engineered wood products, and Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified insulation, are just a few of the products we have available. Our knowledgable sales professionals will help you select quality green building materials when your project requires environmentally friendly products.

U.S.Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council is a non-profit community of leaders working to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life. They are dedicated to expanding green building practices and education through its LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification system which is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of green buildings.

Forest Steward Council

The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organization whose purpose is to coordinate the development of sustainable forest management standards that are environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable throughout the world's forests.

Sustainable Forestry Initiative

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® is a fully independent, charitable organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management by working with conservation groups, local communities, resource professionals, landowners, and countless other organizations and individuals who share a passion for responsible forest management.

Scientific Certification Systems

SCS is a global leader offering scientific, standards-based product certification for green building products. Their single and multiple attribute certification programs allow manufacturers to earn certification for one aspect of a product’s environmental impact (recycled content, indoor air quality) or multiple environmental performance attributes (toward life cycle assessment).

NAHB National Green Building Program

Through the National Green Building Program, the National Association of Home Builders is helping its members move the practice of green building into the mainstream by promoting and incorporating energy efficiency, resource conservation, sustainable or recycled products, and better indoor air quality into the everyday process of home building.

Energy Star

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

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