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Kingsgate House scores UK sustainable first

Kingsgate House scores UK sustainable first

Kingsgate House is a seven-story residential project in West London which was the first major construction project in the world to achieve PEFC Project Certification. Located on the King’s Road, West London, Kingsgate House provides 43 affordable residential units. Designed by Horden...

Winter Universiade welcomes PEFC Project Certification

Winter Universiade welcomes PEFC Project Certification

PEFC-certified forests provided the backdrop to the Winter Universiade, which took place in Trentino, Italy in December 2013 and welcomed 3,500 college athletes from 61 countries. The scheme was the second in Italy to receive PEFC Project Certification. With Nordic sports taking place in and...

Center Parcs - PEFC at the heart of one of the UK’s most sustainable holiday destinations

Center Parcs - PEFC at the heart of one of the UK’s most sustainable holiday destinations

Center Parcs' new £250m forest village Woburn Forest (in Bedfordshire) will include a Subtropical Swimming Paradise with a roof structure comprising of solid timber glulam beams drawn from PEFC-certified Austrian larch. The new swimming pool complex is being built using £1m worth of...

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FINSA HOME launches online store for PEFC-certified kitchens,laminate flooring

FINSA HOME launches online store for PEFC-certified kitchens,laminate flooring

FINSA HOME, one of the UK’s premier distributors of DIY kitchens and laminate floorings, recently launched the first online store dedicated to supplying only PEFC-certified products.  With almost 90% of the wood-based products in its catalogue PEFC-certified, FINSA HOME is one of the...

Opening Doors… Responsibly!

Opening Doors… Responsibly!

There is an old riddle that says “When is a door not a door?” and the answer is “When it’s ajar [a jar]!” Now, a new twist on this would be to say “When it’s a JELD-WEN door!” Founded in the USA in 1960, JELD-WEN, Inc. is the world’s foremost manufacturer of wooden doors, window frames and...

 DELAFORESTA: It’s about the ham!

DELAFORESTA: It’s about the ham!

A distinguishing feature of Spain is its Mediterranean climate: very hot, dry summers and mild winters accompanied by erratic rainfall. Mediterranean forests along with the diversity and spatial distribution of their flora and fauna have been defined by this unique climate, and are home to the...

2012 Olympic Games celebrate world first dual project certification

2012 Olympic Games celebrate world first dual project certification

The entire London 2012 Olympic Park development achieved dual Project Certification from PEFC and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) schemes for its timber usage – the first dual Project Certification in the world. This groundbreaking achievement in sustainable timber procurement played a...

Finnish Cabinetmaker Creates PEFC-Certified Wooden iPad Cases

Finnish Cabinetmaker Creates PEFC-Certified Wooden iPad Cases

Just when it looked like the market for accessories for a certain well-known brand of electronic consumer goods may be saturated, Finnish cabinetmaker Petri Koivusipilä has come up with a new and innovative item to debunk the idea. Proving that the apple never falls far from the tree, he has...

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