Group established to increase use of timber in construction amid industry concern
Government has previously been asked to fast-track increased use of timber in construction and measurement of embodied carbon in buildings
A new group tasked with looking at ways to increase the use of timber in Ireland’s construction sector has been set up by the government.
The establishment of the new steering group comes amid industry concern around the obstacles to the use of timber in construction, including regulatory and standardisation challenges.
In May, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wrote to Darragh O’Brien, the Minister for Housing, asking him to fast-track the increased use of timber in construction ...