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Warming to wood

In the wake of some very hot summer weather, the Timber and Brick Consortium has produced a listing of reasons why specifying its preferred form of construction will make summer temperatures cooler - and winter ones warmer. Intended to be as comprehensive as possible, the list includes arguments such as the superior insulation properties of timber-framed houses, the rapid reaction to changes in temperature and the fact that the embodied energy is less than for brick and block houses. ...

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