New Lamboo Site!


Lamboo is off to a roaring start for 2015 and is proud to be executing projects with the most premium brands, companies, and professionals in the industry. We certainly appreciate all of our partners and patrons that are currently integrating Lamboo’s material technologies into their designs, projects, and products.

Please visit our new site featuring ultra-user-friendliness and easily downloadable resources for designers, architects, engineers, and industry professionals. Check out the new site here: http://www.lamboo.us/.

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Solar Structures with Lamboo® Material Technologies


Lamboo Solar - Screen ShotLAMBOO® Solar™ Structural Solutions offer an array of structural products as well as full turn-key solar solutions with the integration of our high-performance engineered structural bamboo products – Laminated Veneer Bamboo (LVB). With LAMBOO® SOLAR™ STRUCTURES, systems can achieve greater strengths, longer spans, and extreme durability, and perhaps most importantly, accomplish strong aesthetics. Our products can be fabricated into common dimensional components, purlins, glu-lam beams, and within hybrid solar structure solutions in conjunction with aluminum, steel, and other materials. Lamboo products may contribute up to 5 LEED Credits for qualified projects.

New Site for Exterior Wall Cladding Products and Solutions


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Lamboo invites everyone to visit our new site specializing in exterior wall cladding products for all of your product integration needs. The new LAMBOO® RAINSCREEN™ website allows ease of specification and understanding of the products, applications for this natural yet high performance cladding solution. Architects, design professionals, and general contractors will recognize this as an easily installed turn-key integration as our LAMBOO® RAINSCREEN™ series of products offer sustainability, aesthetic qualities, and durability that are unmatched by most any other products within the industry.  Please direct any inquiries for LAMBOO® RAINSCREEN™ via our new product website here!  For more specific information about Lamboo® material technologies, feel free to call us at 866-966-2999 or email us at info@lamboo.us.

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New documentary on architect, Vo Trong Nghia, and his use of bamboo in his masterpieces


A wonderful new documentary on the famous Vietnamese architect, Vo Trong Nghia, was recently published and entitled “Rebel Architecture-Greening the City”. Mr. Nghia is pioneering a distinctive place for bamboo in worldwide architecture and has created mesmerizing structures time and again. Like Lamboo, he believes bamboo offers distinctive acoustics, structural advantages, and durability that will ultimately shape the future of sustainable architecture. See the video below!

Lamboo Materials Showcased at ASLA Annual Expo 2014 in Denver, Colorado


Anova will be showcasing the Lamboo® Elements™ materials at the 2014 ASLA Annual Expo this weekend, November 21-24th in Denver, Colorado. ASLA is the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals in the world with over 500 exhibitors. Anova will be showcasing their new sustainable and aesthetic bamboo collection in booth #1215. Stop by and view these beautiful displays!

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For more information about Lamboo Technologies and materials, please contact Lamboo at 866-966-2999 or email: info@lamboo.us.

Lamboo Partners with Leading Site Furnishing Company, Anova


CroppedLamboo, Inc. is pleased to announce a new exclusive partnership with Anova® located in St. Louis, MO. Anova is a leading manufacturer of innovative, high-quality site furnishings at an exceptional value. With this exclusive partnership, Anova has integrated Lamboo Technologies into its arsenal of material solutions in commercial outdoor furnishings.

Lamboo leads the materials revolution in providing one of the most sustainable materials on the planet, laminated veneer bamboo (LVB). With superior structural and mechanical properties over other natural and engineered building materials, Anova is leading the industry by bringing Lamboo’s technology into current product offerings and developing a pipeline of exciting new product lines, setting Anova apart from other site furnishing companies.

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“Anova is definitely a company that shares the same vision when it comes to innovation and sustainable design” says Lamboo Vice President of Operations, Jeran Hammann. “We here at Lamboo are very fortunate to have paralleled with such a strong company whose focus on performance, design, innovation, and sustainability aligns with Lamboo’s core values to market supply. This partnership between our companies will help advancements in site furnishing development and future solutions to customers focused on performance and sustainable products.”

Jared Stinehagen, Director of Sales at Anova stated “At Anova, we’re continually looking at how our materials align with our core values of beauty and comfort. We’ve traditionally stayed away from natural hardwoods because of the harvesting and sustainability concerns. With Lamboo we found a partner that affords us a far superior material in both sustainability and durability that we’re eager to bring to the market.” Katherine Wilson, the Director of Marketing at Anova added “We’re excited to see just how far reaching this partnership will be in terms of new product development and site planning.”  Both Lamboo and Anova are utilizing patented technologies, new tools and networks to develop captivating, quality products that satisfy customers’ need for sustainable designs.

Anova + Lamboo image 1Lamboo, Inc. is an American material technology and manufacturing company founded with the combined experience of seasoned architects, structural engineers, material scientists, and biotechnology specialists. Our purpose is the development of sustainable design technology for high-performance OEM applications as well as architectural, structural, and design industries worldwide. For more information about Lamboo products, go to www.lamboo.us

Anova is the proud manufacturer of high-quality site furniture at an exceptional value. For more than 40 years, Anova has been an innovator of site furnishings. Anova creates first and lasting impressions in public spaces, enhancing the beauty and comfort of any environment. For more information, go to www.anovafurnishings.com

Lamboo Inc. Earns USDA Recognition for Biobased Products


Lamboo Inc. has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the products amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds prescribed USDA standards. Biobased products are goods composed in whole or in significant part of agricultural, forestry, or marine materials.

“We are proud to join the elite group of companies achieving 100% Biobased recognition from the USDA,” said Luke Schuette, founder and president of Lamboo. “The combination of sustainability and high-performance technology has spurred an industrial materials revolution. Lamboo will continue to advance sustainability working with industry leaders worldwide.”

All biobased amount claims are verified by independent labs and monitored by the USDA. Consumers may feel secure in the accuracy of the biobased amount and be empowered in making better informed purchasing decisions.

We are pleased that Lamboo Inc. has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label,” said Ron Buckhalt, USDA BioPreferred Program Manager, “and appreciate that the company is using a fast-growing, rapidly renewable resource to make their products.”

The label is on certified products and available for consumers since August 27, 2013.

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About USDA BioPreferred

The USDA BioPreferred program was created by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (2002 Farm Bill), and expanded by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill). The purpose is to increase the purchase and use of biobased products. The United States Department of Agriculture manages the program. Products that meet the USDA BioPreferred program requirements carry a distinctive label for easier identification by the consumer. To learn more about the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label please visit www.biopreferred.gov, and follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/BioPreferred.

About Lamboo

Lamboo is the world leading materials technology company that specializes in engineered performance based bamboo for structural, architectural, and OEM industrial applications worldwide. Integration of select species of bamboo are processed into Lamboo’s SBP(Structural Bamboo Products) achieving advantages in performance, aesthetics, and sustainability. Lamboo Material Technologies provide durability, uniformity, and strength. Our advanced and continued global research and product integrations are focused on the following product divisions: Structural, Curtain Walls, Windows & Doors, Interiors, Exteriors, and Aviation & Nautical.

Lamboo Wins Governor’s Export Award


On July 31st, 2013 Lamboo was honored by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn as the recipient for the 2013 Illinois Governor’s Export Award in the Emerging/New Export Business category.

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Pictured Left, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, congratulating Lamboo, Inc. President and CEO, Luke Schuette (Right), at the award ceremony for 2013 Illinois Governor’s Export Award on July 31st, 2013. Lamboo received the honor in the Emerging/New Export Business category.

The award recognizes the rapid growth of Lamboo’s export sales in 2012 by 63 percent over 2011. 27 percent of the company’s total sales are now attributed to exports.

“We are immensely proud to receive this award,” said Luke Schuette, founder and president of Lamboo. “The award is testimony to the growing global recognition of Lamboo as a high-performance brand and the growing interest in bamboo as a sustainable raw material for green building and design applications.”

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn handed out the award at a ceremony in Chicago.

“Lamboo’s vision is to combine high-performance technology with sustainability,” said Schuette. “We see great potential for growth as the green building and ecological innovation wave within primary industries continues to spread across the globe.”

For further information, please contact Henrik Rasmussen at 202-403-4240 or henrik@lamboo.us.

Solar Decathlon China


The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon (SD) is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. The resulting homes demonstrate to students, the public and industry, that solar-powered houses are fully functional, comfortable and sustainable living spaces. SD aims to promote collaboration in the solar industry and to facilitate innovation and adoption of solar energy and energy-efficiency technologies.

During the competition, the energy consumed by each house is generated by solar energy solutions. The competition will assess the team’s ability to conserve energy, control their physical environment and ability to be fully energy sufficient. Modeled after the Olympic decathlon competition, each home will be evaluated on their performance in ten contests.

Since the launch of the Solar Decathlon in 2002, six subsequent competitions have been hosted in the U.S. and Europe, involving over 100 collegiate teams. The competition demonstrates innovation in the solar industry’s innovation and identifies immediately viable technologies.

In Washington D.C., on the afternoon of January 18, 2011, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Peking University (PKU) and Applied Materials signed the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), launching this premier international competition for the first time in Asia as one of the Sino-US energy collaborative programs.

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LEED: Changing the built world for the better


The sustainable (green) building movement is a major trend in design and construction of commercial and public buildings. The United States Green Building Council has coordinated the establishment and evolution of a national consensus effort to provide the industry with the tools necessary to design, build and operate buildings that deliver high performance inside and outside the building footprint.

They have developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard, which is a rating system based on optimum site selection and sustainability, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere optimization, materials and resources (renewable and recyclable base), and indoor environmental quality. The LEED process is a systematic approach where building design and construction needs to meet various requirements in the five segments to reach a certain rating level, and LEED certification is voluntary. Whether it be a school, library, government building or your office, you probably have been in a LEED building.

All people in the building industry are looking for ways to adapt to this changing environment in the private and public sectors. We know that buildings consume annually more than 30 percent of the nation’s total energy, and more than 60 percent of the electricity. Research has demonstrated that green design measures in new buildings reduce operating costs, enhance building marketability, increase worker productivity and reduce potential liability resulting from indoor air quality problems.

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