Wood as a construction material

 

 

 
 
  • Compared to all other construction materials wood needs the least amount of energy when retrieving or processing it.
  • Alongside the oceans wood and forests are the most important CO2 reservoirs.
  • Wood is a renewable material which is sufficiently disposable. Sustainable forestry guarantees the availability of the resources in the future.
  • Wood is available almost everywhere which minimizes transport expenses.
  • Wood can be reused to manufacture high quality wood based materials.
  • An aluminium framework needs 20 times more energy to produce than a wooden one, even steel still needs 9 times more.
 
  • If planned and used properly, wood is a very weather-proof and durable construction material.
  • Wood constructions offer perfect conditions for exceptionally good heat insulation.
  • Wood can be shaped flexibly which allows for a nearly endless scope of design. Furthermore wood has an unlimited color variety.
  • Wood guarantees a comfortable atmosphere and therefore heightens the housing quality and your well-being.
  • Wood is free of contaminations which make it perfect for living spaces, for example for people suffering from allergies..
  • Wood has great static (structural) qualites; it is inherently stable and doesn´t move even in unfavorable climatic conditions.