The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will offer three Green Forest University webinars that will help wood flooring professionals sell their products more effectively in the growing green marketplace.
The first webinar,
“LEED, FSC & the NWFA RPP,” will be presented on December 2. Presenter Jason Grant, a consultant for more
than two decades with the sustainable forest movement, will explore how the
LEED rating system works and how it relates to wood products, progress with the
Certified Wood Credit, and the major current and future trends in the broader
development of the Materials and Resource Credit, FSC certification, and the
webinar, “Indoor Air Quality and Wood Flooring,” will be presented on December
9. Presenter Jan Stensland, a leader with
more than 20 years experience in green building, will present the basics of
indoor air quality issues and how they relate to wood products, the lastest
CARB compliance and EPA regulations as they relate to wood, and help decipher
the world of product certifications, especially those that relate to LEED
webinar, “Illegal Logging and Lacey Compliance,” will be presented on December
16. Presenter Anne Middleton, an
Outreach Coordinator for the Forest Campaign at the Environmental Investigation
Agency, will define illegal logging and its impact on our industry, what the
Lacey Act is and what it requires of wood products importers and their
customers, and what the latest strategies, resources, and tools for managing
risk and exercising “due care” are under Lacey.
Each session is $75 and will last one hour
beginning at 12:00pm Pacific, 1:00pm Mountain, 2:00pm Central, and 3:00pm
Eastern. Discounts are available to NWFA
members, and for attending all three sessions.
For more information, contact the NWFA.
information, call (800) 422-4556 (USA
(636) 519-9663 (local and international), or visit www.woodfloors.org.