Case stories

Case stories

19 May 2017

Essex Business School

Construction

Essex Business School is the UK’s first zero-carbon business school. The use of timber significantly contributed to this exceptional achievement.

19 May 2017

William Perkin Church of England High School

Construction

Changing from a concrete frame to a PEFC-certified cross laminated timber (CLT) and glulam construction, William Perkin High School has reduced the embodied carbon of the superstructure by 1,500 tonnes of CO2.

19 May 2017

Ickburgh Special Educational Needs School

Construction

Ickburgh Special Educational Needs School for pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) consists of a three-storey CLT superstructure made from PEFC-certified wood, that enabled the building time to be reduced by 20%.

23 August 2016

Mäihä: leading the way for PEFC project certification in Scandinavia

Project certification

The first building awarded with PEFC project certification in Scandinavia, Mäihä, a wooden apartment block, was unveiled at the Seinäjoki Housing Fair in Finland, 2016. 

14 January 2014

Kingsgate House: scoring UK sustainability first

Project certification

Kingsgate House, a seven-story residential project in London, was the first major construction project in the world to achieve PEFC Project Certification.

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