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Meet our Climate Conversations judges

With just over five weeks to go until our Conversations about Climate Change competition closes (24th August), we announce our exciting, expert judging panel carefully selected with the Building Centre.  Conversations about Climate Change, a collaboration between the Timber Trade Federation and the Building Centre in London tasks architects, designers and craftspeople with creating innovative, playful and thought-provoking designs using ...

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Join the Climate Conversation

“The climate emergency remains one of the biggest threats we face”. Essential, sustainable change and mitigation requires a global conversations and effort. Today (1st July), marks the start of London Climate Action Week (LCAW), ‘harnessing the power of London for global climate action’. This, now digital event, will prioritise green recovery, housing world-leading experts and policy makers for post COVID-19 climate ...

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FLEGT: More than a trading license

FLEGT is more than a trading license. It reflects a country-wide process committed to sustainably managing forests and the timber they produce, closing the door on illegal logging and its devastating impacts. “FLEGT licence is much more than just a piece of paper attesting to legality. It is a product of painstaking, multi-stakeholder processes and technical systems development”, Chris Beeko. Forest ...

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Certainly Wood launches world’s biggest wood processing line as part of sustainability commitment

Herefordshire firewood company www.certainlywood.co.uk has launched a new £400,000 firewood processing line – one of the largest of its kind in the world.

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Focus on offsite construction, housing and sustainability for WoodFest Midlands

There will be a focus on offsite construction, housing and sustainability at WoodFest Midlands this autumn.

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Raising standards

As the 1,000th Passivhaus unit in the UK awaits certification Timber Construction explores what it means to build to the standard.

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