THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 - Lamboo, Inc. and D. Reis Furniture
announce their partnership to distribute sustainable and rapidly
renewable materials for interior architectural design. With the
integration of bamboo materials, Lamboo, Inc. and D. Reis Furniture are
committed to ensure the continued track record of excellence by
providing the innovative product of engineered bamboo.
By matching the Lamboo® Design™ series into their products, D. Reis Furniture is able to build the truly custom pieces made with the very best of materials and assembled with the most lasting joinery. Lamboo® Design™ is ideal for D.Reis Furniture's mission to provide fine furnishings and woodwork on a national and international level.
Arnold Companies partners with Lamboo, Inc. to introduce bamboo structured reception desk collection
Arnold Companies/Lamboo Inc. reception desk
Inc. and Arnold Companies announced their partnership to bring an
engineered, high performance bamboo product to be used within an
impressive collection of reception desks, casegoods, wall units and
library furniture. With the integration of the Lamboo® Design™ series
bamboo materials, Lamboo Inc. and Arnold Companies are committed to
producing high quality, durable products that can provide many years of
service, while still providing sustainable interior design solutions and
rapidly renewable materials.
The Arnold Companies represent
four independent contract furniture manufactures that have been serving
the design and corporate community since 1962. Their highly versatile
lines of quality products are: Arnold Furniture, Arnold Reception Desks,
Arnold Kolax, and Arnold Desks. In Arnold Companies' manufacturing
process, great care is taken to reduce material waste and to dispose of
that waste in an environmentally friendly way. Arnold Companies
incorporates the goals of sustainability into all of their business
decisions by instilling a respect for the environment in their
employees, and by reviewing the environmental records of the suppliers.
Lamboo Elite Featured In Super Yacht Times & Superyacht Design
Lamboo, Inc. has released a product line that is manufactured for premium applications within the interiors of super yachts, cruise ships, sail boats, and other nautical designs. This effort has been initiated by premier designers who are highly recognized for the work they have done worldwide.
Lamboo Showcased At AIA 2011 New Orleans Convention
Lamboo materials has been showcased at the 2011 AIA Convention May 12-14th in New Orleans, by NanaWall Sytems Inc. and Kolbe Windows & Doors within their product systems.NanaWall, the leader in opening glass walls now offers our high performance components within their window wall systems.
Kolbe Ultra Series Lamboo/Aluminum Sterling Double Hung With Motorized Awning
Kolbe Windows & Doors showcases the Lamboo interior/aluminum exterior on their Ultra Series Sterling Double Hung window system with a motorized awning. This system consists of a solid Lamboo interior with aluminum exterior. Check out the video to learn more!
Naked Pizza Steps Up Sustainability With Lamboo For Interior Furniture Within Franchises
Vincent Vumbaco is an architectural designer that is the leading in new construction designs for the Naked Pizza Franchises. Vincent has chosen Lamboo materials to be fabricated into all of the customer area furniture, cash register counters and tabletops to create a contemporary look using sustainable materials. Lamboo fits great within their designs and business plan of offering all natural, earthy ingredients within their pizzas, and now sustainable products for their furniture.
We have been working closely with our friends at Lamboo Inc., a company at the cutting edge of bamboo technology. As of November 3, 2010 Western Structures and Lamboo Inc. have entered into an agreement to cooperate on marketing and manufacturing Lamboo as a structural product - LAMBOO®STRUCTURE ™. Lamboo is an amazing product. When we did our initial testing for strength and shear, the beams made with Lamboo components were so strong that our testing machinery almost broke..."
NanaWall Offers Lamboo to Increase Glass Wall Sustainability Efforts
NanaWall door products bring the outside in with a push of the collapsible door via its open glass wall technology. Think of a wall full of windows that with ease opens your home or business to the outside. NanaWalls is now offering certain products made with Lamboo, which is a laminated bamboo product. Lamboo will be available for NanaWall’s WD65 wood-framed system and WA67aluminum-clad wood-framed system. According to NanaWall’s recent press, NanaWall is the first company to offer a Lamboo laminated bamboo in a folding door system.
Kolbe: Offers Engineered Bamboo As A New, Interior Species Option - Lamboo
Kolbe expands its selection of interior wood species to include a new, special option – Lamboo®, an engineered, laminated veneer bamboo (LVB) product. “Bamboo is the most renewable material of its kind currently available for the building products industry,” Kolbe’s product and market analyst, Lance Premeau, LEED® Green Associate. “Selected from more than 1600 species of bamboo, Lamboo LVB products are manufactured from four of the strongest, fast growing and sustainable species...”
Lamboo Honored Nominee For DWM 2010 Green Product Awards - Partner Kolbe & Kolbe Windows Wins Under Window Manufacturer Category
Lamboo Inc. is excited to have been represented in the running for the DWM, Door & Window Manufacturer, 2010 Green Product Awards. Lamboo® Vue™ window & door component material was selected as an honorable nominee in green products for 2010 for its sustainability and performance. Kolbe & Kolbe Windows & Doors, a partner of Lamboo Inc., won the 2010 Green Award under the Window Manufacturer Category. Kolbe provides energy efficient, high quality, innovative, and sustainable windows and are including Lamboo Vue components within their designs and species selection. Lamboo Inc. is excited to be partnered with leading innovators in the window industry such as Kolbe & Kolbe Windows & Doors...
Proposed Revision Adds Bamboo to ASTM Standard for Structural Composite Lumber Products
A proposed revision to ASTM International standard ASTM D5456, Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products, would add bamboo as a fiber material that can be used in the manufacture of products covered in the standard. ASTM D5456 is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D07.02 on Lumber and Engineered Wood Products, part of ASTM International Committee D07 on Wood. “Up until now, ASTM D5456 made reference to the traditional wood species used for solid sawn lumber,” says Luke Schuette, president, Lamboo Inc. and a member of D07.02." Source: ASTM International
The Lamboo Solar Studio Is A Curvy Eco Home Built From Bamboo
"The Lamboo Studio Project is a small solar powered studio that uses a radical S-shaped roof system to help keep the home cool in the summer and warm in the winter - all made possible by bamboo grass. The unique standing seam metal roof also has built-in solar electric panels. The main room is a generously proportioned space that features high glazing to allow light to penetrate deeply into the space while still remaining adequately shaded in the summer." Source: Inhabitat - Andrew Michler
"The Illinois-basedLamboo Inc. is a technology company that specializes in the manufacturing of engineered structural bamboo for architectural applications all over the world. Their Lamboo Studio Project integrates many of their proprietary designs, such as the doors, windows, cabinets, joists, beams and even furniture... The Lamboo Studio Project brings functionality, sustainability, and performance together to result in a building with optimal physical and mechanical properties..." Source: If It's Hip, It's Here - Laura L. Sweet
Stunning Solar Powered Studio With Unique S-Shaped Bamboo Roof
"...Lamboo Studio is a small solar powered studio that will be made mostly from renewable resources like a cork floor, bamboo I-joists, bamboo curved beams and wall paneling. The design shows a unique radical S-shaped roof that is capable of keeping the home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The 300 square foot studio houses a main room and a small bathroom that includes a composting toilet. The house is not only aesthetically pleasing but practical too..." Source: Eco Friend - Aditi Justa
"The true sustainability of bamboo is sometimes questioned by environmentalists, but the design of this little house is so incredible I had to share it with you. It’s purpose seems to be to illustrate how the Lamboo brand product can be used to create sustainable buildings. Lamboo is architectural and structural bamboo."Source: Tiny House Living - Michael Janzen
"Bamboo can be used for flooring, furniture, and now there’s a new structural material made from LAMinated bamBOO called Lamboo. Lamboo has been developed by Lamboo Inc. (a research, development and manufacturing company working to produce sustainable design technology). It reportedly outperforms traditional structural materials as well as reducing environmental impact. Lamboo has three times the structural capacity of timber, achieving longer spans with less material. The use of Lamboo in a project can add up to four LEED credits..." Source: Architerials
Structural Bamboo by Lamboo Inc. Greens the Heart of Construction
"Those who know about sustainability and green design are familiar with bamboo. Bamboo is one of the world’s fastest growing plants, and although it looks like wood, it is technically a grass which can be found on nearly every continent... Lamboo is a structural material made from bamboo. Lamboo Inc. is a research, development and manufacturing company that draws from many fields of expertise to produce sustainable design technology. Lamboo is an engineered structural bamboo that outperforms traditional structural materials as well as reducing environmental impact." Source: 3rings- Amanda Smith.
University of Illinois Builds a Salvaged Solar Home: Solar Decathalon
"The Gable Home, built by a team from the University of Illinois, doesn't just echo historic icons of the team's home state—it's actually constructed of them.... there are lots of new materials in the home, too, including bamboo. The bathroom, for example, has a bamboo floor and counter. Fifth-year students designed and built custom bamboo cabinetry for the bedroom. And there's even 3/4-inch laminate bamboo supporting the walls: The students worked with Lamboo, a bamboo research, development and manufacturing company, to develop and certify the product for structural-grade uses." Source: Popular Mechanics
"With only the engineering and net metering contests remaining, the Solar Decathlon entry for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is now slightly ahead of other contenders, including Team California and Team Germany... They also used a Lamboo product, laminated bamboo, to frame the house with minimal thickness to reduce thermal bridging." Source: Jetson Green
The Gable Home, Illinois at 2009 Solar Decathlon. Source: YouTube.
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign's solar house integrated Lamboo materials and won won second place overall in the 2009 Solar Decathlon. Source: YouTube
The Power Of The Sun
Lamboo, Inc. sponsors the Solar Decathlon, taking place Oct. 9-13 and Oct. 15-18 in Washington, D.C., and joins 20 college and university teams in a competition to design, build and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house. Source: Washington Post