Assessing the Carbon-Related Impacts and Benefits of Timber in Construction

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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Cpr for chinese plywood
Learn the Essential of Construction Products Regulation
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This guidance aims to support plywood importers in the UK/EU and manufacturers in China with tools and examples to understand, implement and demonstrate compliance in line with the Construction Product Regulation (CPR).
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The role of wood waste as a source of biomass fuel in the UK
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This research summary examines the key issues associated with biomass as well as the role biomass could play in helping the Government meet their proposed greenhouse gas emission targets as laid out in the 2008 Climate Change Act.
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Sourcing sustainable timber
Sourcing sustainable timber
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Read on the various different certification schemes that are available, the legal obligations to adhere to Chain of Custody certification and also the three different certification categories - illegal, legal and sustainable timber.
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Sustainable timber sourcing
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Acknowledge the importance of sustainable timber sourcing and which certifications can open up markets for merchants and those involved in the industry.
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due diligence toolkit
Learn the Essentials of Due Diligence
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This free interactive step-by-step toolkit will help you complete Due Diligence on your timber imports, and comes with a free reporting template to get you started.
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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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