Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Timber as a renewable material

Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Timber as a renewable material
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Learn the environmental benefits of timber and the process of deforestation and replanting.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Sustainable sourcing
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Learn about sustainable management of forests, temperate forests and hardwoods, and tropical hardwoods.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Low carbon and timber buildings
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Read on the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through sustainable timber production, the association it has with buildings and carbon sequestration.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Introduction to decarbonisation
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An introduction to decarbonisation and the emission targets the UK has set.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Treatments and adhesives
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Learn basics about treatments and adhesives of timber from tree to finished component and the preservation techniques used nowadays.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Wood waste and reuse
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Understand the significance of different disposal routes, the re-use, recycling and final disposal of timber.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Reusing timber
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Read on the importance of reusing waste timber and recycling it into other components.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Introduction to the Life Cycle Assessment of timber
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Introduce into timber life cycle, the life cycle assessment that shows the significant environmental impacts for timber.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Wood for Good Lifecycle Database
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Read on the Wood for Good database that provides a comprehensive table of environmental information that applies to the life cycle of various timber and timber-based materials.
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