As we learned from Nick Milestone’s podcast episode, using timber in construction reduces its carbon footprint. Personally, the thought of having more wood in our houses and buildings is very appealing. I know it is not just me, as Biophilia, our connection to nature, is a known phenomenon. The advantages of using timber Numerous advantages of …
Nick Milestone is a director at Mercer Mass Timber and chairman of the Timber Research and Development Trade Association (TRADA). He charts his career in construction and provides a compelling story of how timber can reduce the carbon footprint within this global industry.
The first episode in The Owl Hoot podcast features John Grant, a Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Construction and Climate Change at Sheffield Hallam University. In this conversation, John shares his wisdom on building zero-carbon new homes and retrofitting existing homes.