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“An important part and impact of a product over its full time of use) shows wood to be superior to most other building products with regard to energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and pollution. of the strategy to conserve tropical forests is to increase the There are two major standards that give guidance and certify green building projects. Green Globes™ is a Web- based self-assessment tool that helps builders and designers de- termine, based on the best green design practices, how their projects perform with respect to sustainability, energy efficiency, due diligence and other parameters such as comfort and productivity that are part of building green. Green Globes offers independent third-party verifi- cation of the assessment. Go to www.greenglobes.org. economic benefit for forest nations and communities from using forests rather than converting them to farmland. We therefore LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. Details on LEED IW can be found at www.usgbc.org. need a strong, sustainable tropical timber industry.” The International Wood Products Association publishes Imported Wood to help spread the word about the many benefits of using imported wood. We encourage the increased use of wood as one of the best ways to protect and preserve forests. By specifying and using imported woods, consumers and end-users can make a practical difference sustaining these forest ecosystems. Caring for Earth. A Strategy for Sustainable Living THE WORLD CONSERVATION UNION UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONME NT PROGRAM WORLD WILDLIFE FUND Gaosheng Lumber Co., Ltd./Kaochuan Woodwork Co., Ltd. (Taiwanese Enterprise) manufacturer and exporter of Fancy Plywood, Plywood, Spliced Thick Veneer and relevant products. SPECIES: Oak, Cherry, Maple, Ash, Birch, Walnut, Beech, African and Asian Species CORE: Plywood, MDF, Blockboard, Particle Board VENEER: Both Thick and Thin Realwood Veneer / Paper SIZE: 4' x 8' / 3' x 7' / Oversize / Cut to Size THICKNESS: 3mm, 3.6mm, 5.2mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm Please visit our website at: www.gaoshenglumber.com and contact us via: HUIMING INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT, JIASHAN COUNTY, ZHEJIANG, CHINA 314112 TEL: +86-573-4646168 EMAIL: FAX: +86-573-4646038 gaosheng@gaoshenglumber.com IMPORTED WOOD 57