This presentation and guide set examines the environmental impacts of making timber and timber products and compare them with the impacts of other major building materials such as steel and concrete.
Timber is an easy to manufacture product. In its most complex form it remains a relatively non-capital intensive process, while in its simplest forms, only an axe and human energy is required.
This presentation and guide cover:
+ Timber in production
+ Timber impacts compared to other materials
+ Treatment and allied products
+ Principles of ESD timber material selection