Black Locust site furnishings offer a sustainable solution to assist in greening the streetscape in cities and urban spaces globally. All designs are custom manufactured to fufill infrastructure and urban furniture projects.
Black Locust Lumber site furnishings have become an increasingly popular material within the global landscape architecture community. Parks and urbanscapes are being revitalized to meet the demands of sustainable infrastructure in cities across the globe. As a custom manufacturer, Black Locust Lumber can meet all streetscape and urban furniture designs needs.
Black Locust is rot-resistant due to its natural genetic makeup. Natural rot-resistance, water-resistance, and anti-fungal properties give Black Locust a lifetime of 50+ years. Its durability and strength make it an excellent and long-lasting landscape surface.
Heat Island Effect
The light color and material properties of Black Locust make it a cooler alternative to concrete and other landscape surfaces, thus reducing the heat island effect. The heat island effect is the difference in temperature between a developed area and natural area. The addition of plants or moss between the pavers can help further reduce the heat absorbed by the ground covering.
Carbon Positive Product
Black Locust has many environmental advantages. Carbon sequestration occurs naturally in Black Locust, and its durability allows this sequestration to exceed beyond 50+ years. Our Black Locust products are minimally processed during the manufacturing, therefore, our CO2 emissions are greatly reduced.
Black Locust is 100% naturally rot resistant. No enhancement products such as oils, stains, or paints are required to maintain the beauty and longevity of Black Locust Material. By utilizing additives, this creates required maintenance to the wood. The UV denigration of oiled, paint, and or stained Black Locust Material will Be subject to frequent maintenance to restore evenness to the overall color.
We certify that none of the above listed chemicals are used in the manufacturing of our wood and therefore are not expected to be present in the above mentioned products. Neither can we conceive of a mechanism whereby they could be formed.