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Presentation on the Impact of Green Building on Wood Adhesives

Published on 2010-01-11. Author : SpecialChem

ATLANTA -- At the upcoming Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE), Ashlee Cribb, business manager for Georgia-Pacific Wood Adhesives, will discuss developments in green building standards and market drivers on the impact on wood adhesives. The PELICE conference will be held Feb. 4-6, 2010 in Atlanta, GA.

Her talk, "Impact of Green Building on Wood Adhesives" will review requirements related to the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design® (LEED®) Green Building Rating System, the Green Building Initiative® Green Globes® rating system and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Standard™ in the context of new and existing resin technologies in wood adhesives.

Georgia-Pacific will also feature its new LEAF™ line of adhesives at the conference. These resins help manufacturers meet California Air Resources Board Phase 2 low-emission requirements. Compatible with existing manufacturing processes, LEAF™products may also contribute towards LEED credits for building projects.

About Georgia-Pacific Chemicals

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC, is a global performance chemical manufacturer and marketer recognized as a leader in building products, paper, plant nutrition, mining, oilfield, specialty applications as well as a portfolio of pine chemical derivatives. It operates chemical facilities in the United States, Argentina, Brazil and Chile, with joint ventures in China, India and South Africa.

Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 45,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North America, South America and Europe. The familiar consumer tissue brands of Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, Sparkle®, Soft 'n Gentle®, Mardi Gras®, So-Dri® and Vanity Fair®. Dixie Consumer Products LLC, a Georgia-Pacific company, manufactures the Dixie® brand of tabletop products. Georgia-Pacific has long been among the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers, with brands such as Plytanium® plywood, DryPly® water repellent plywood, Ply-Bead® panels and Wood I Beam™joists offered by Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC and DensArmor Plus® interior drywall, DensGlass® Sheathing and ToughRock® wallboard offered by Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LLC.

Unless otherwise noted, all trademarks are owned by or licensed to Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC. U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, LEED, and Green Building Rating System are trademarks of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Green Building Initiative and Green Globes are trademarks of The Green Building Initiative. National Green Building Standard is a trademark of the National Association of Home Builders.

Source: Georgia-Pacific Chemicals


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