Lowering the timber sector’s carbon footprint

Lowering the timber sector’s carbon footprint
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Following the publication of the TDUK Net Zero Roadmap, TDUK members are working hard to reduce their carbon emissions and make their companies more sustainable. TDUK reports on some of the latest changes. The industry has long talked about the need for more sustainable construction, and why it's so important...
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Why does third-party accreditation matter?
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The final stages of the timber industry preservative treatment action plan are being implemented over the next few months. The Wood Protection Association explores why correct treatment is so important. One piece of preservative-treated timber can look and feel very much like another. But those in the industry know that...
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Crafting a modern timber business
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Timber frame construction is becoming more common as builders look for more efficient, sustainable construction methods. TDUK meets Vision Development, a timber frame manufacturer and installer who is helping lead the way for timber frame construction. Vision Development is a Berkshire-based timber frame manufacturer and builder that specialises in creating...
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New chapter for Oxford Story Museum
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Gripsure has played a key part in the transformation of the Story Museum in Oxford. The much-loved attraction has undergone a £6 million revamp, which involved extending, altering and refurbishing a mixture of existing buildings to create space for interactive exhibitions, displays, theatre performances and activities. At the museum's core...
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CLT
An extra CLT timber floor adds art gallery chic to Lower James Street
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A beautiful old Soho office building needed a refurb. Mass timber was the perfect material to provide an extra floor at the same time. “At the time, looking to extend a building with CLT wasn’t all that common,” recalls Matt Hale, Director at Hale Brown Architects. “I think Lower James...
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Transforming a former church into a welcoming community centre
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Konishi Gaffney’s overhaul of the Greyfriars Charteris Centre in Edinburgh dramatically transformed the existing buildings. It created flexible events spaces and an elegant nondenominational sanctuary. Sitting at the base of Arthur’s Seat, an ancient volcano, the original Greyfriars church was built in 1912. Its community outreach and enterprise centre was...
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passivhaus
The personalised passivhaus with a place for everything
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With a refined barn-like form expressed in timber and locally sourced sandstone, the award-winning Godwit House feels at once agricultural and contemporary. Sitting on the plains of the Coquet Estuary in Northumbria, this bespoke home, designed by TDUK members Mawson Kerr Architects, claims its crown as (for now) the most...
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quality timber
A Commitment To Quality
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TDUK member ante-holz is a leading European business selling sawn timber and timber construction products throughout Europe. The ante Group has seven locations across Europe. Still family owned, it is one of the leading wood industry companies operating throughout Germany and Europe. Founded as a lumber mill in 1927, the...
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accoya house
Sustainable Accoya Saves Historic Welsh Station
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International Timber and Peter Cox recently joined forces to restore a 155-year-old signal box in Wales, using sustainable Accoya to ensure longevity and maintain the structure's historic charm. The Valley Station signal box in Anglesey dates back to 1867 and was in desperate need of restoration following decades of decay....
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Filling A Market Gap
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We take a look at Beech-Faced Eucalyptus Plywood, available in the UK from DHH Panel Products as an alternative to Birch Plywood DHH Panel Products has introduced a new timber product that can be used as an alternative to Birch Plywood, which it says complements the company's existing range of...
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