Theme Two
Promoting the safe, sustainable use of timber as a construction material

Timber In Contstruction > Innovation and High Performance

What’s happening

  • The Government committed to increase demand for sustainably sourced timber through procurement policies through the England Trees Action Plan, increasing the planting and supply of the right species for construction use.
  • The Department for Education’s Gen Zero project has created a prototype ultra-low carbon classroom from UK sourced and manufactured timber products.

IMPROVING DATA ON TIMBER AND WHOLE LIFE CARBON

INCREASING SKILLS, CAPACITY, AND COMPETENCY ACROSS THE SUPPLY CHAIN