Wood is an ecological material of excellence
-Any Throughout his life, a tree captures CO2: the main greenhouse gas.
-using Wood construction, this gas is trapped and prevents it from releasing into the environment.
-The Production, wood requires much less energy than other building materials:
17 times less than the concrete
13 times less than steel
54 times lower than aluminum
-The Wood is a renewable material
Once cut, forest regrowth!
-Wood Is organic
Forest growth often requires the use of fertilizers or pesticides
Statistics to remember …
A medium-sized wooden house contains between 15 and 20 m3 of wood
1 m3 of wood contains about 1 ton of CO2
On average, each Quebec citizen product 11, 5 tons of CO2 per year
(Laurentides forest Table)