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Solid Wood


Description

There are many different species and types of wood that can be used for doors including reclaimed, suppressed, and wood from responsibly managed forests.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified
  • Dust with micro fiber cloth regularly

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, doors can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them.
  • To recycle old doors visit Earth 911 http://earth911.com/ to determine the capacity of local facilities.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Regional Materials: At a minimum, use 20% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products that are manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles. Additionally, use a minimum of 10% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project.
  • Certified Wood: Use a minimum of 50% of wood-based products and materials that are certified in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council's principles and criteria.
  • Finishes: Must meet the volatile organic compound (VOC) requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1113.