Wood fibre thermal performance and sequestered carbon

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Adrian Judd highlights how wood fibre insulation can help achieve sustainable construction.

 

Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook

 

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With signs of a recovery on the horizon, Chairman of the Structural Timber Association (STA), formerly the UKTFA, Lawrence Young explains why timber has never been better placed to assist.

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