One tonne living

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Managing Director of Building Envelope Evolution Ltd discusses how timber frame construction can play a major role in bringing our yearly CO² per person down from 7.5 tonnes to the 1 tonne necessary to combat global warming.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012

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