Wood & Retrofit: Good for the climate

Wood & Retrofit: Good for the climate

Date Published

21 September 2021

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TDUK
Summary

Wood plays many roles in the fight against climate change. Energy-efficient timber windows and doors can help reduce energy loss. Using a sub-floor base panel below any flooring being renewed will help to keep heat in and draughts out. Wood fibre insulation has the advantage of breathability, reducing humidity and mould. Interior wood cladding can also help to retain heat.

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