Sustainability

Assessing the Carbon-Related Impacts and Benefits of Timber in Construction
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This paper explains how to account for carbon in timber buildings and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) by rigorously applying the latest European Standards and the RICS Professional Statement on Whole Life Carbon Assessment in the built environment.
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Growing Our Low-Carbon Future – Time For Timber
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This policy paper, prepared for COP26, sets out the case for how we can make greater use of wood to transform our built environment, which currently is responsible for approximately 40% of global energy related CO2 emissions.
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