Using laminated wood, and wood in general, is an ecologically responsible and sustainable building method. Wood is the only building material which can be grown and when managed properly, forests can continue to provide both the resources needed for building materials, an ecosystem for other plants and animals, and oxygen that supports life across the planet.
In addition, trees, during growth, stock up carbon dioxide while returning oxygen. When a tree is used as building material, the building becomes the container of CO2. The CO2 is only released into the environment when the wood is burned....read more