Gallery: Lumboo: Dimensional Lumber Made from Bamboo

 

Green designers are well aware that bamboo is a rapidly-renewable resource whose production has less of an environmental impact than the production of other wood products. Bamboo flooring is well-trod territory now, and bamboo panels are becoming increasingly prevalent, as well. Now, Cali Bamboo’s Lumboo offers a dimensional lumber material that is made from bamboo.

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  1. Hanoi's French Culture ... October 20, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    […] modern building has been strictly built using traditional Vietnamese construction materials: earth, bamboo and silk. The new center is a low-cost construction focused on reducing environmental impact. Not […]

  2. bamboomaster September 8, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    The concept of bamboo lumber is good, but this is a long way from a real product. Low VOC resin? I bet this is full of UF just like bamboo flooring. Also, can you imagine the carbon footprint of the manufacturing and transport of this “environmental” lumber? I bet that it is a multiple of tens vs. traditional wood. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big-time bamboo enthusiast and I want bamboo to succeed. I’m just saying that this product’s claims are misleading and it is not environmentally sound.

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