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New guidance for embodied carbon

New guidance for embodied carbon

Reversing man-made temperature rise is the big challenge of our time. New guidance contains advice on how to make embodied carbon assessments, available tools and benchmarks for comparison ...
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Embodied Carbon - the key questions

Embodied Carbon – the key questions

How to reduce embodied carbon in social housing developments? This article highlights key questions and answers for strategic leadership teams ...
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Making the Foundational Economy happen - with joinery

Making the Foundational Economy happen – with joinery

What if a group of independent joiners could produce a Welsh timber window that meets all requirements for the social housing sector in Wales? Here’s how far we got today ...
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Head and shoulders of David Hedges

Home-Grown Homes Updates – December 2020

After three intense years the project formally ends this month, a significant body of work which altogether makes a compelling case for having an industrial strategy for timber in Wales ...
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How to build a Welsh Wood Economy

How to build a Welsh Wood Economy

Why would it be beneficial for Welsh society to build a wood economy? A new report takes a closer look and analyses the economic and social parameters. Get your free ...
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Head and shoulders of Dainis Dauksta in front of saw and with stack of timber

Valorising the potential of the Welsh green gold reserve

A personal reflection by Dainis Dauksta, technical manager, Woodklnowledge Wales Conifers grow superbly across many of the microclimates and soil types found in Wales, producing a widely varying range of ...
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Head and shoulders of David Hedges

Home-Grown Homes Updates – September

With just a few months left of the Home-Grown Homes Project we are now focused on pulling together all findings from the research into usable design guides and tools to ...
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Net-Zero targets for Wales

Net-Zero targets for Wales

Building on the work of the UKGBC and LETI, the Home-Grown Homes Project have developed a graphical net-zero guide with a set of targets & principles that we believe are ...
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Head and shoulders of David Hedges

Home-Grown Homes Project updates- July 2020

A new timber frame manufacturing group, an extension request for project partner Cardiff Met and trying out an overheating risk assessment tool. Home-Grown Homes project manager David Hedges, brings us ...
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HGH Project Updates May 2020

HGH Project Updates May 2020

While the Covid-19 pandemic has brought large parts of the industry to a standstill, we’ve been working away as best we can to progress the Home-Grown Homes project further. Project ...
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