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Wood has health virtues. It does not have the problems of the other products used for the same purposes, carpet instead of wood floor, for example. One of the aspects often overlooked by green building evaluation programs is the air quality inside houses. This air is...read more
Wood has long been used to make musical instruments. And the type of wood to use has always been a concern of instrument makers. Each type of wood has its own special qualities and each type of instrument has its favorite wood species. Maple, for example, is very...read more
Hardwoods are a natural resource with many virtues. These trees are not only sustainable and renewable, but also help protect the environment by mitigating climate change. They are a safe resource that contributes to human health in a variety of ways. Hardwoods are...read more
A few words about Mr. David Fell’ study: For his experiment, the researcher set up two identical offices – one with a wood environment (furniture and blinds in a light colour – birch) and the other without (white furniture and blinds) – and then gave 120 students in...read more
Throughout history, human contact with nature and natural elements has been associated with health, whether physical or psychological. Among the Greeks, Aristotle attributed therapeutic virtues to the colour green and philosophers found inspiration in olive...read more
March 19 to 21, 2019 Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montréal Save the date! Visit the Convention web...read more