Action needed to maintain UK wood supply
In This Series
Recent reports suggest that the availability of British timber is in danger. Stuart Goodall outlines the facts and the solutions available.
Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook
Phil Lewis outlines the benefits for BIM adopters, but the devil is in the detail.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014
As a construction material, timber has a very distinct advantage over the alternatives, namely that it is a living thing and therefore a renewable resource. With the use of correctly managed forests, timber represents an excellent way of creating a more sustainable construction industry.
The treatment of timber...
Biomass is a generic term for a wide range of organic materials including wood, which are used to generate electricity and/or heat. Waste wood is just one form of biomass for which there is rapidly growing interest in the UK.
The key difference between using biomass and fossil fuels...