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Wooden Windows-Specification guidance for timber windows

Wooden Windows-Specification guidance for timber windows

Windows provide an outlook on the world. They help set the tone and character for a building and the area in which it stands. Windows define natural lighting levels and ...
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More and Better Home-Grown Timber—The role for a consolidator

More and Better Home-Grown Timber—The role for a consolidator

What might a business plan for the supply of home-grown timber to the Welsh housing sector look like, if it is to be closely integrated with the ownership and management ...
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More and Better Home-Grown Timber—The financial case for existing landowners to plant woodland

More and Better Home-Grown Timber—The financial case for existing landowners to plant woodland

From the TV presenters of Countryfile to the ever-escalating claims of political parties in the last UK elections, it seems everyone wants to plant more trees. Reasons vary from carbon ...
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Home-Grown Homes Project—A study for improving the Timber Construction  Supply Industry in Wales

Home-Grown Homes Project—A study for improving the Timber Construction Supply Industry in Wales

The purpose of the Home-Grown Homes project has been to identify and test out interventions that could have a transformative impact on the Welsh timber construction supply chain and on ...
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Building Performance Evaluation Guide

Building Performance Evaluation Guide

New homes often fail to meet low-energy targets, and to satisfy residents with fundamental issues such as ease of use, summer comfort and energy costs. There is little Building Performance ...
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Serious About Green?—Building a Welsh wood economy through co-ordination

Serious About Green?—Building a Welsh wood economy through co-ordination

Why would it be beneficial for Welsh society to build a wood economy? The ‘Serious about Green?’ report takes a closer look and analyses the economic and social parameters. The ...
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Carbon Storage Contract

Carbon Storage Contract

The future building stock is the most effective and most immediate opportunity for carbon reduction and long-term carbon storage. By creating a new economic model for monetising the carbon reduction ...
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Capturing Carbon: Investing in Woodlands—An Options Analysis for Welsh Housing Associations

Capturing Carbon: Investing in Woodlands—An Options Analysis for Welsh Housing Associations

New woodland creation is one of the most cost-effective ways of reducing carbon emissions and offsetting our nation’s carbon footprint. The combination of an undersupply of our own timber in ...
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Timber Cladding—Specification Guidance for Social Housing

Timber Cladding—Specification Guidance for Social Housing

Timber cladding has become increasingly popular, mainly for its sustainability credentials and low environmental impact: It has a low carbon footprint as it requires less energy to produce than any ...
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Making the Right Choices—A Guide to Improving the Build Quality of New Build Timber Frame Social Housing

Making the Right Choices—A Guide to Improving the Build Quality of New Build Timber Frame Social Housing

Making the right decisions for the benefit of a building’s long term performance and user experience can be compromised by cost, lack of experience, and poor understanding of timber frame ...
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