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Lifecycle thinking for more sustainable construction

Author Jussi Kemppi Aug 19, 2019 9:20:00 AM

According to estimates, the global population will reach nine billion by 2050, which means an ever-increasing need for construction. Even at the current level, construction uses more raw materials than any other industry – about 50% more when measured by weight.

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Wood construction conserves natural resources

Author Jussi Kemppi Aug 15, 2019 9:20:00 AM

Wood is the most environmentally friendly construction material due to its renewability, long life, biodegradability, and energy efficiency. A wooden building also stores atmospheric carbon dioxide, acting as a long-term carbon sink.

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Topics: Wood Construction

A long maintenance painting interval reduces the carbon footprint of a wooden building

Author Jussi Kemppi Jul 1, 2019 8:30:00 AM

In wood construction, just like in almost any other type of construction, the choice of finish matters. The right type of paint can help a wooden surface last longer – and reduce the need for maintenance painting.

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Topics: Wood Construction

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