D-Blaze and Green Building Points

D-Blaze treated lumber and plywood are designed for interior wood framing and sheathing applications where fire retardant construction materials are specified or required by building code. D-Blaze products can contribute green building points towards a building’s certification.

D-Blaze® FRTW and the Environment

  • Wood is a sustainable, renewable resource.
  • Plentiful acreage is grown on managed timberlands and replaces harvested trees 2.5:1. “Each year in the United States, it is estimated that the logging industry harvests 900 million trees while nearly 2.5 billion trees are replanted.” https://daneson.com/pages/reforestation
  • Low-energy requirements for production
  • Absorbs and sequesters carbon
  • Reduces generation of greenhouse gases
  • Has insulation value – thermal acoustical, electrical


Points Toward Green Certification

  • Local, regional materials
  • Rapidly renewable, Bio-based materials
  • Certified wood by Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) by mill/treater
  • GreenGuard Gold certified for low emissions, no VOCs or formaldehyde
  • Qualifies for Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS)
  • Design flexibility
  • Contributes points toward LEED building certifications
    • LEED – Materials and Resources
      • Sources of Raw Materials
      • Material Ingredients
      • Purchasing
    • LEED – Indoor Environmental Quality for Low-emitting materials
    • LEED – Regional Priority
  • D-Blaze VOC content and Red List Compliance


Applications

  • Institutional: Schools, Hospitals, Airports, Museums
  • Commercial: Shopping Centers, Restaurants, Sport Arenas
  • Residential: Multi-family Homes, Military Housing

Warranty
With 37 years of proven performance, D-Blaze is backed by a 50-Year Limited Warranty against structural failure due to strength loss caused by high temperature and high humidity conditions.

Where to Buy

Check treatedwood.com Where to Buy page to find D-Blaze near you.

More Information
Download the following resources at the links below.


Other Technical D-Blaze Documents

Building specifications and technical bulletins

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