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Project Title: Green Oak as a Sustainable Building Material

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Grant ID Number:SU - 83572901-0
EPA Region:EPA HQAAShip:ORD - Office of Research and Development
Division/Office:National Center for Environmental Research (NCER)Lab/Office:
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Recipient Name: University Of Tennessee-Research
City:Recipient Type:State Institution of Higher Learning
State:TNCong District:02
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Award Date:09/11/2014Cum Award:$89,973
Project Start:10/01/2014Project End:09/30/2016
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Green Oak as a Sustainable Building Material
The student team proposes two research objectives: [1] develop contemporary green (un-dried) oak construction techniques for the U.S. building market that will allow this wood to be used as an extremely low energy, carbon friendly, beautiful, and high-value wood product: as structural members in sustainable buildings and [2] develop technical documentation necessary to construct a demonstration project that will further acceptance of this abundant, renewable regional resource.

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Project Officer Cynthia Nolt-Helms 703-347-8102
Grant Specialist Joselynn Fountain 202-564-5305

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