The demand for wood has been growing in recent years. Wood can serve as a CO2 sink when used as material and as a low carbon heat source when burnt. Research indicates that using wood-based materials would result in lower energy use and Green House Gas emissions compared to other construction materials such as concrete. However, there are barriers for the promotion of wood constructions.
SMARTA Wood Demonstrator Minna.Korhonen Mon, 05.27.2019 - 10:33
Benchvalue meeting on sustainable construction
Limoges, FranceMarta.Briones Mon, 03.25.2019 - 12:48
Planted forest : The big opportunity for forest recovery in Chile and Uruguay Marta.Briones Tue, 02.26.2019 - 08:44
Today, three private companies own over half of the planted forests in Chile, resulting in an industry concentration that clearly differs from the path followed by other neighbouring countries which are equally dependant on planted forests including exotic species, such as the state policy of Uruguay.
Study analyses contribution of wood products to climate change mitigation Rach.Colling Wed, 11.28.2018 - 09:32
New From Science to Policy report published
Climate Smart Forestry, the missing linkMinna.Korhonen Mon, 11.26.2018 - 10:23
II Chopo Symposium on poplar industry: present and future uses Marta.Briones Thu, 11.15.2018 - 13:27
The II Chopo Symposium on poplar industry was held on the 17-19 October, with the active participation of the Planted Forest Facility.
Creating biocities Rach.Colling Thu, 11.15.2018 - 07:51
EFI Director Marc Palahi reflects on the biologization of cities