It can save time and money, and be undertaken year-round in almost any climate. Wood’s aesthetic, biophilic and health benefits offer market differentiators that can boost a project’s overall value.
Wood stores carbon and, with the least embodied energy of all major building materials, requires less energy throughout its life cycle. Demand for wood products helps ensure forested land remains forested.
Wood buildings meet and can even exceed code requirements for fire safety, seismic performance, and wind resistance. When designed with consideration to local climate, wind, and seismic activity, wood buildings can stand the test of time and the elements.
different independent studies
say the presence of wood was found to have an immediate effect of lowering sympathetic nervous response, akin to reducing stress and anxiety.
a deck made with manufactured materials
(such as PVC or composite decking) can cost three to five times more than a comparable deck made with real wood.
Wood is the only building material
derived from a sustainably managed resource, with oversight from
third-party certification programs.
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