Past Events

Forest Value Webinar

Forest Value Webinar

March 2, 2021
Organised by the Institute of Chartered Foresters in partnership with Focus on Forestry First and Confor, this webinar will focus on the following areas. Insight into growth areas and demands from UK harvesting and investment sectors Adaptation required within forestry supply chain to adapt to the changing needs of government/housing
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New Embodied Carbon Guidance - Launch event

New Embodied Carbon Guidance – Launch event

March 2, 2021
Around 50% of carbon emissions from new build housing is caused by the building materials, the build process, maintenance and end of life – known as the Embodied Carbon emissions. These carbon emissions fall largely outside the scope of current regulation. Woodknowledge Wales and ASBP are inviting you to the
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Healthy Buildings Conference 2021

Healthy Buildings Conference 2021

February 24, 2021
We need a paradigm shift in how we characterise a good performing building, focusing on the need to put human health at the heart of metrics rather than as an after-thought. Measure people, not just the building! The ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference returns for a 5th year, taking place online on 24th February (10:00-12:45) with a number of inspirational speakers and technical sessions.
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Retrofitting Traditional Buildings 1: Principles & Practices

Retrofitting Traditional Buildings 1: Principles & Practices

February 23, 2021
A significant proportion of homes in Wales owned by Local Authorities and Housing Associations are classed as traditional. Addressing energy efficiency is fast becoming one of the most pressing issues for older, traditionally-constructed buildings. Upgrading traditional building fabric is notoriously complex, particularly where planning restrictions apply, and a holistic understanding
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Forests & the Foundational Economy webinars

Forests & the Foundational Economy webinars

November 24, 2020
Following the publication of the ‘Serious about Green?’ report authored by the team at Foundational Economy Research, led by Karel Williams, Woodknowledge Wales are running two webinars to compliment the report. In the first webinar Karel Williams will introduce the report (see here) and in the second webinar we will explore
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Towards Carbon Free Construction

Towards Carbon Free Construction

November 16, 2020
Cultivating and Manufacturing Our Homes. This event is part of London Climate Action Week, it is free to attend but registration is required. The UK is legally committed to being zero carbon and zero waste by 2050. Engineered Timber is the only large-scale construction material that can be grown. To
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WoodBUILD Autumn Series - Webinars

WoodBUILD Autumn Series – Webinars

September 25, 2020
Find our programme for woodBUILD 2020 autumn series of webinars covering aspects of forestry, manufacturing and housing. The webinar series incorporates learning from the Home-Grown Homes project to explore how we move the whole timber housing supply sector forward from initial planting through to low carbon high performing finished homes.
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Timber 2020

Timber 2020

September 9, 2020
The Wood Technology Society two day online event presenting the latest research from the UK Timber industry and trade community. The programme contains a selection of high quality presentations, from expert researchers, educators and companies.  Six sessions over two days will cover: Structure, Visualisation, sensing & modelling Education Properties of
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ASBP Masterclass: Biogenic Carbon in EPD and Building LCA

ASBP Masterclass: Biogenic Carbon in EPD and Building LCA

July 2, 2020
An in-depth masterclass (2 hours) with Jane Anderson (LCA expert and Director, ConstructionLCA) and Mark Lynn (MD, Eden Renewables Innovation Ltd) on Biogenic Carbon in EPD and Building LCA. The masterclass is limited to 25 attendees and features interactive discussion and exercises. Programme An introduction to Biogenic Carbon How is
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Lean principles to help window and door manufacturers

Lean principles to help window and door manufacturers

July 1, 2020
Woodknowledge Wales member Coastal Group is hosting a complimentary webinar for Door & Window Manufacturers alongside TXM Lean Solutions to help you squeeze that bit more production capacity out of your workshop, and gain those much needed extra few percent of profit. Hear how other door and window manufacturers, like
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