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Ground-Breaking Bridport House Built from PEFC Certified Spruce Wood

Ground-Breaking Bridport House Built from PEFC Certified Spruce Wood

London-based Bridport House is a ground-breaking multi-storey residential complex built from cross-laminated timber (CLT) sourced from PEFC-certified spruce forests of Central Europe. Designed by Karakusevic Carson Architects and overseen by building contractors Willmott Dixon, Bridport House in...

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FACIT Homes Use PEFC Certified Timber

FACIT Homes Use PEFC Certified Timber

Proud house owners Nick and Veronika Garwolinski chose the Facit Homes system to create a home with PEFC certified timber at its very heart. In 2007, Nick and Veronika Garwolinski purchased a plot of land at auction. Keen to build the house of their dreams and one with solid environmental...

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B&K Structures Provides PEFC Certified Timber to Wiltshire-Based Wellington Academy

B&K Structures Provides PEFC Certified Timber to Wiltshire-Based Wellington Academy

Architects and contractors working on the extension of the Wiltshire-based Wellington Academy sought the services of building specialists B&K Structures and their PEFC certified timber to create a sustainable, environmentally friendly structure. The Wellington Academy is an institution for...

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Roof of Tesco Express' Dunfermline Store from PEFC Certified Wood

Roof of Tesco Express' Dunfermline Store from PEFC Certified Wood

PEFC certified materials are being increasingly used throughout Europe for large-scale construction projects. A recent example is the use of PEFC certified wood for the roof of the new Tesco Express store in Dunfermline, Scotland. In a departure from normal practice, the new Tesco Express...

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Ethics Lie at the Heart of UK Oak Doors' Decision to Source PEFC Certified Wood

Ethics Lie at the Heart of UK Oak Doors' Decision to Source PEFC Certified Wood

Founded in 2008, British company "UK Oak Doors" specialises in the design and manufacture of solid oak doors for internal and external use. The company also provides skirting boards, door frames and architraves to match the doors. UK Oak Doors' products are handmade under direct supervision...

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Charpente Houot - Certified Since 2009

Charpente Houot - Certified Since 2009

Charpente Houot is a French company specialized in the conception, construction and implementation of wooden frames and structures.The company CEO, Philippe ROUX, describes their experience with PEFC certification and its benefits. Why did you choose to get PEFC certified?Charpente...

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Finnforest Provides PEFC Certified Plywood for the Transport Sector

Finnforest Provides PEFC Certified Plywood for the Transport Sector

Based in Finland, Finnish forestry company Finnforest is part of the Metsäliitto Group. Founded in 1934, Metsäliitto is a cooperative owned by no less than 130,000 private Finnish forest owners. With sales in the region of Euros 5 billion per year, a staff of about 14,000 and production units and...

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Weyerhaeuser Sawmills Offer PEFC Certified Plantation-Grown Wood

Weyerhaeuser Sawmills Offer PEFC Certified Plantation-Grown Wood

Popular for their beauty and resilience, tropical hardwoods are in high demand. Yet their use raises very real issues about sustainability, not least because of the length of time the trees take to mature, concerns about unsustainable practices and illegal logging. Now, international forestry...

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