Timber as a sustainable building material
Timber in environmentally sustainable development.
The Greenhouse Effect.
Building produces significant Greenhouse gas emissions.
Timber and trees reducing the Greenhouse Effect
Forests and the Kyoto Protocol Targets
Timber as a building material.
Environmental Rating Methods
Measuring the environmental impact of Buildings and Building Materials.
National Australian Building Environmental Rating System (NABERS)
Life cycle assessment of timber
Assessing the Environmental Impact of Building Materials
Stage 1: Environmental Impact from Harvesting Timber
Stage 2: Environmental Impact from Timber in Manufacture
Stage 3: Environmental Impact from Timber in Construction
Stage 4: Environmental Impact from Living in the Timber Building
Stage 5: Environmental Impact from Timber in recycling, reuse and disposal
The energy consumed to manufacture building products
Embodied Energy of Timber
Construction for environmental performance
Design Guide - Environmentally Friendly Housing Using Timber – Principles
Environmental Certification of Timber
The Development of Forest Certification
The Process of Timber Certification
Benefits of Forest Certification
Differences between Certification Schemes
Major International Forest Certification Schemes
Mutual Recognition and International Trade
Certification in Australia
The Australian Forestry Standard
An overview of AS 4708 the Australian Forestry Standard
Australia's Forest Management
Sustainable forest management to meet future needs.
National Forest Policy
Australia’s forest management rates well internationally.
National Strategy on Ecologically Sustainable Development
A Framework for Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management
Regional Forest Agreements
Regional Planning for Forests in Australia.
Comprehensive, Adequate and Representative Forest Reserve System
Expanding the Forest Resource Base
National Plantation Principles
Forests and Communities
What is Sustainable Forest Management
The Montreal Process for sustainable forest management
The Montreal Process Criteria and Indicator Framework