Building Better with ACRE Trim

ACRE trim is making a name for itself in both the building materials world and the green building world—with countless benefits and unique qualities like long-lasting natural appearance, ACRE trim has become the go-to choice for contractors and builders in Boston. 

Not only is ACRE a sustainable, low-maintenance alternative to wood, but it’s also easy to with on the job site. It’s lightweight and easy to carry, yet every piece is strong, rigid, and straight. ACRE is also easy to cut with ordinary woodworking tools—with no special equipment, training, or experience—and waste is minimal. Once your project is complete, you can be confident ACRE will stand up to water, weather, fire, pests, and UV for years to come, backed by an industry-leading materials guarantee.

Natural Beauty 

Not only is ACRE a sustainable solution for trim in the building materials industry, but it also has a natural beauty to it with the warm look and feel of wood and natural-looking grain pattern. In addition to its beauty, ACRE trim is also barefoot-friendly due to its low heat retention. Browse ACRE’s wide variety of finishing options to accomplish any aesthetic from sand, stain, and oil to paint and digital print.  


As a builder or a contractor, one of your first priorities is probably durability. ACRE offers the following benefits for durability: 

  • 100% water, weather, pest, and rot resistance;  
  • No splintering, cracking, or warping; 
  • No special maintenance or cleaning methods needed; and 
  • Industry-leading guarantee. 

As far as trim goes, ACRE trim requires the least maintenance and upkeep—the perfect alternative to wood. It even takes paint, stain, and lacquer just like real wood! However, color may fade over time with increased UV exposure, so make sure to get a clear coat to resist fading. 


Sustainability has become the name of the game in the building materials industry in recent years—eco-friendly products that save energy and the environment are even becoming standard for some projects in certain cities. 

ACRE trim can help you go green with the following sustainable benefits: 

  • 100% tree-free; 
  • Made from upcycled natural fibers from discarded rice hulls;  
  • Free of phenol, formaldehyde, and adhesives; 
  • Zero-waste manufacturing; and 
  • 100% recyclable. 

Instead of trees, these panels, trim, decking, and siding comes from discarded rice hulls. This product is virtually indistinguishable from real wood and is often recommended by architects as a replacement for ipe, cedar, and teak. 

If you’re looking for a sustainable and natural trim option, ACRE is the perfect solution for your green building needs—it was even named Green Builder’s 2022 Sustainable Products of the Year in Exterior/Siding! 

Technical Benefits 

Aside from the many sustainable benefits, ACRE trim also offers some technical benefits that set it apart from other siding products from different brands. ACRE trim’s uniform texture, finish-ready edge, and flush finish can be processed with any common woodworking tool, allowing for smooth cuts and quick job completion. As a flexible and lightweight material, ACRE trim is perfect for curved applications and is easy to glue, bond, handle, and install, making it a popular choice for builders and contractors.


ACRE trim is fully customizable for any project and application, whether it’s interior or exterior in a variety of lengths and thicknesses for sheets, trim, decking, and siding.

Exterior Applications

  • Siding and Trim  
  • Cladding 
  • Windows and Doors
  • Garage Doors
  • Decking and Patios 
  • Fencing 
  • Cabinetry and Millwork
  • Furniture 
  • Decorative Screens 
  • Garden Containers 
  • Pergolas 
  • Outdoor Showers

Interior Applications

  • Flooring  
  • Cladding  
  • Windows and Doors  
  • Cabinetry and Millwork  
  • Bathrooms
  • Furniture  
  • Decorative accents  
  • Signage  
  • Digital printing  
  • Retail POP 

Start Your Sustainable Project with ACRE Trim at New England Building Supply

Once your trim project is complete, you can be confident ACRE will stand up to water, weather, fire, pests, and UV for years to come, backed by an industry-leading materials guarantee. 

At New England Building Supply, we carry ACRE trim in a variety of colors, lengths, and thicknesses for long-term success with any project. To learn more about ACRE trim and its application options, give us a call today to speak with someone from our team or stop by our downtown Boston showroom.

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