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Timber Briefing - December 2016

December 2016 Newsletter - Timber stories from around the industry


Wood AwardsWood Awards: 2016 Winners

The winners of the 45th annual Wood Awards programme have been announced.

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Healthy BUildingsHealthy Buildings conference to assess materials and designs impact on wellbeing

The Healthy Building conference in February will explore how far careful product selection and design impact building occupiers’ health and wellbeing.

 
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Wood Campus launches new website

Wood Campus has launched a new website, including a selection of RIBA accredited CPD courses.

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Housing minister calls for more off-site housebuilding during Liverpool visit

Housing minister Gavin Barwell has called for an increase in off-site methods to support housing delivery.

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Napier University to open £3m timber research hub

Edinburgh Napier University has announced plans for a new £3 million timber construction research hub to support sustainable housing in the UK.

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One in five commercial buildings at risk due to energy efficient legislations

According to analyst CO2 Estates, the value of the UK’s commercial property portfolio could drop by as much as £16.5bn due to the upcoming Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards legislation in April.

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