WoodBUILD 2020 Autumn Series - Presentations

WoodBUILD 2020 Autumn Series – Presentations

WoodBUILD 2020 was a series of 90 minute webinars hosted by Woodknowledge Wales and partnering organisations from September to November 2020. The webinars covered topical issues across the timber supply chain from forest management to low carbon, high performing timber frame homes. Grouped under the themes of forestry, manufacturing and ...
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WoodBUILD 2020 Autumn Series - Podcasts

WoodBUILD 2020 Autumn Series – Podcasts

A series of four 60-minute conversations on some of the themes of the Home-Grown Homes Project – Forestry, Manufacturing, Housing and the Foundational Economy. Each podcast features two individuals with a passion for the subject matter and a willingness to share their thinking. David Hedges, Home-Grown Homes Project Manager introduces ...
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Mandatory quality standards for new homes - WKW response

Mandatory quality standards for new homes – WKW response

Woodknowledge Wales have responded to a Welsh Government consultation on “Mandatory quality standards for new homes” which closed on 31 October 2020. Key targets Woodknowledge Wales propose are need are: A target for upfront carbon from April 2023.  We propose 300kgCO2e/m2. A target for embodied carbon from April 2023.  We ...
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Wood Fibre Insulation in the UK

Wood Fibre Insulation in the UK

A relatively old report written in 2013 on wood fibre insulation in the UK authored by our now Chief Executive, Gary Newman, when acting as an independent consultant for Forestry Commission Scotland and Woodknowledge Wales. The report was never published but we consider it highly relevant to today’s discussions about ...
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Serious about Green?

Serious about Green?

A report commissioned by Woodknowledge Wales by the Foundational Economy to look at how we can build a Welsh wood economy through co-ordination. Open document HERE ...
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