Timber as a building material.
Timber has been used in building in most parts of the world for thousands of years. It is a natural, renewable and easy to use material.
Timber in environmentally sustainable development.
As society attains a higher environmental awareness, the significant impacts of buildings and building materials are being reassessed. Timber’s good environmental performance Is being analysed in detail.
The Greenhouse Effect.
Greenhouse gases are a natural part of the atmosphere. However, human activities are increasing the concentrations of these gases, creating the prospect of global climate change.