Also, check out our Green Frequently Asked Questions page
for more information about green building.
At Evanston Lumber, we support green building, and see ourselves as a viable resource, working to ensure we have the products you need to build green.
|Adhesives||Franklin Titebond GREENChoice: Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive, Subfloor Adhesive, Multi-purpose Adhesive – solvent free and low VOC|
|Decking||*Cedar: some suppliers have certified, sustainable harvested forest products.
Trex Composite Decking: made from post-consumer recycled materials.
|Drywall boards||Mold & Moisture Resistant Combination Boards
DensArmor Plus: Interior paperless drywall
|Fiber-Cement Siding||James Hardie: fiber cement siding – combination of cellulose and cement. 10% minimally is extracted and processed regionally. Post consumer recycled content.|
|Finger Jointed Boards & Moldings||WindsorONE + Protected: raw materials are harvested from plantation grown sustainable timber stands, and the trimboards & mouldings meet LEED certification requirements.|
|FSC Certified Mills available at Evanston Lumber||Potlatch, Roseburg, Mouldings*, specific Plywood*|
|House Wrap||Tyvek: optimizes energy performance within the structure, materials and resources can be recycled, indoor environmental air quality is improved along with LEED points for "Innovation & Design Process”
Home Slicker: creates a continuous 1/4" space behind the cladding, enabling the sidewall to drain and dry, reducing the chance of mold, mildew or other moisture related problems
|Insulation||Guardian “Green Guard”: fiberglass insulation with post consumer recycled content improves energy efficiency
Roxul Fire Stopping: insulation post-consumer recycled content and improves energy efficiency of the structure
Pactive Foam Board: ridged foam board, "Green" in that it promotes improved energy efficiency in the structure
|Nails||Maze Nails: 100 % recycled steel – the cardboard boxes that the nails are in is from recycled paper products.|
|Plywood & OSB Products||Per the APA guidelines, below 0.1 parts per million (ppm) of formaldehyde levels in all panels that are stamped with the APA logo. Far below the 0.2 and 0.3 ppm recommended by the U.S. Governmental agencies. All Plywood and OSB stocked by Evanston Lumber Company is stamped by the APA.|
|Sound-Board||Homasote Sound board: Recycled post consumer content|
|Steel Framing||Some suppliers have low toxicity products, while all suppliers contain post-consumer recycled content.|
|Windows||Marvin: many meet or exceed the U.S. Department of Energy and the EPA's ENERGY STAR® rating|
|Wood-Restoration System||Abatron: brand Liquid Wood and Wood Epox are solvent free, low VOC|
* some brands and suppliers are FSC certified – see an Evanston Lumber Representative for details