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Benoy's Beehive gets the Finnish hot wood treatment

Benoy has claimed an environmentally friendly first in the UK by pioneering the use of ThermoWood - a heat-treated wood based on a method used by the Vikings more than 1,000 years ago - on a new £650,000 retail building in Cambridge. The treatment uses no chemicals and results in a harder, more stable, less absorbent and deeply coloured wood with a markedly greater resistance to rot and mould.

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