Green Building’s LEED Credit Promotes Sustainable Forestry

Green Building’s LEED Credit Promotes Sustainable Forestry

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).

School wins race against time with Kingspan TEK

School wins race against time with Kingspan Tek

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

Forest Certification schemes get top score

Forest Certification Schemes

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

Indonesia Celebrates its First PEFC-Certified Forests

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