Half the homes built in the next decade should be made from timber as part of Ireland’s efforts to tackle climate change, an industry group has said.
Ibec’s Forest Industries Ireland said building regulations need to be changed to recognise the benefits of using new timber products to reduce the use of steel and concrete. Its director Mark McAuley said cross-laminated timber (CLT) was not being used in enough projects.
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