Climate Change

This section contains informative material related to the environmental benefits of modern timber construction.

Biogenic materials for housing
TRADA - Biogenic or materials of biological origin provide an opportunity to store or sequester carbon from the atmosphere. This research summary provides an assessment of the environmental credentials of renewable building materials.

Sourcing sustainable timber
TRADA - Informative article on the low carbon footprint and natural renewability of wood that makes it the ideal material for more sustainable construction.

Rethinking Timber Buildings
This downloadable report produced by Arup considers the environmental trends and technologies that have contributed to the resurgence in the most ancient of building materials.

Wood in Construction in the UK: An Analysis of Carbon Abatement Potential
This downloadable report led by the BioComposites Centre at Bangor University presents the greenhouse gas abatement potential of increasing the use of timber in construction.

Why Choose Wood? - Carbon Storage
Wood for Good

Do you have any Suggestions?

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This is a living database that is updated frequently to keep up to date with a fast-growing and innovative industry. If you have any suggested products, manufacturers or topics that should be included in this database, please inform us via the link below 
Timber Resource Centre: Suggestions