Timber and Carbon Storage

Did you know that timber plays a significant role in carbon storage?¬†Therefore, by choosing timber in design and construction projects this can help in tackling climate change in several ways. How does the storage process work? As the growing trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere they store it as carbon in places such as…

Timber and carbon storage

Choosing timber in design and construction can help tackle climate change in several ways. One of the most important is wood’s capacity for carbon storage. Growing trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, emit oxygen and store carbon. Carbon remains locked in the wood for the life of the piece of timber until it rots,…