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 Engineering Director at Sigmat 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. Click on the title for the show notes.
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 how homes and buildings can be built or retrofitted to become zero-carbon. Click on the title for the show notes.