Posted January 12, 2019 05:03:48 It’s a crowded market with a lot of potential, with more than 50 wood projects being considered in the U-Haul, FedEx, and USPS wood portfolios.
But not all wood projects in the marketplace are created equal.
Here are a few that are getting some buzz:The Federal Government’s Wood Products Act of 1949 is the federal law that governs the purchase, use, and disposition of wood products.
The act was passed in the hopes of encouraging the use of wood to build homes, schools, and other buildings, with the intent to prevent the use and destruction of the timber by forest fires and forest diseases.
The law has the power to prohibit or limit the sale and purchase of wood, but it has never been interpreted to allow it to be sold for the purpose of construction.
According to the Department of Agriculture, there are over 5 million U.s. trees that are harvested annually, and there are approximately 5 million to 8 million trees that would be harvested each year for the same purpose.
There are two ways in which the Federal Government is enforcing its law, with one being to purchase timber for the United States and another being to use it to build new homes.
Accordingly, the USDA’s Department of Timber and Forest Products oversees the federal government’s forest products inventory.
The department collects information about all of the forest products that it can, and if it can’t, it sets aside funds to purchase new ones.
“We have the authority to set aside funds for projects that will result in the production of new trees for the public benefit,” said John P. Tewes, USDA Forest Products Officer.
The agency says the agency does not require projects to be certified for wood as a building material.
Tews said they can use a certification from the American Society of Civil Engineers to certify that projects meet the definition of wood for a public benefit.
The USDA is also using its own criteria to determine which projects are eligible for certification, and it has set aside more than $4.5 billion in funds for wood projects since 2008.
Tewes said the USDA is currently issuing a new form to determine if projects are qualified to use wood as building materials.
“As we continue to make progress in our forest management efforts, the Department continues to provide its certification program with a critical piece of information to enable our agencies to determine whether projects are ready to be used for forest products projects,” he said.
The Forest Products Board is responsible for certifying wood as the building material of choice for the Forest Service, the U, and the National Park Service.
The Board has been involved in many of the projects that have made the cut for certification.
Tayshawn Harris, director of the board, said it is very difficult to certify a wood product project because the agency is working on a lot more than certifying projects, and many projects have not yet been completed.
Harris said he was impressed by the progress that the USDA has made in certifying project.
“It’s the type of work that we normally do for wood products projects, where the wood is being put into the ground, and we are making sure that the project meets the standards that are required,” Harris said.
“The work that’s being done here is extremely commendable and it’s really important to our nation’s forests.
We’re really seeing a tremendous amount of progress and a tremendous increase in the wood product products that we are purchasing,” he added.
Woods have long been considered a high-value resource, and they are the primary ingredient in many buildings, such as homes, offices, and hospitals.
Wood is a natural material that provides a strong structural support, and its low cost makes it an attractive building material for construction.