The UK green building movement – from architects and builders to specifiers and planners – can now benefit from an expanded range of responsibly-sourced timber and forest products eligible for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has recently issued an Alternative Compliance Path (ACP).
The Kingspan TEK Building System of structural insulated panels has been installed as part of a modern, energy efficient classroom block at Boyle and Petyt Primary School in the Yorkshire Dales, helping the school to meet its strict funding deadline with a 9 day erection programme. Architect John Wharton collaborated
The latest review by the Central Point of Expertise on Timber (CPET), on public sector timber procurement policy (TPP) Category A Evidence has been published. In 2014, both PEFC and FSC were put forward for the TPP Category A Evidence certified scheme review. After an independent technical panel reviewed the
Two major pulp and paper companies in Indonesia — Asia Pacific Resources International, or APRIL, and Asia Pulp & Paper, or APP — have become the first in the country to achieve IFCC sustainable forest management certification. IFCC, the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation, is the national PEFC-endorsed forest certification system