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Constructing a greener future

Smart I Efficient I Sustainable

Our sustainability commitment

At Kirkwood Timber Frame, we are dedicated to more than just excellence in timber frame construction; we are committed to crafting a greener and more sustainable future. With over 40 years of innovation, we embed sustainable practices into every facet of our projects, surpassing industry standards and actively contributing to a healthier planet.


Timber: the heart of sustainable building

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Timber is the superior choice for sustainable construction due to its remarkable environmental benefits and performance characteristics. As a naturally renewable resource, it significantly reduces the carbon footprint of building materials from the point of harvest through to the manufacturing process.

Timber’s ability to store carbon dioxide during its growth cycle and throughout its use in structures effectively makes it carbon neutral. Furthermore, the energy required to transform timber into a usable building material is considerably less than that required for steel or concrete.

Choosing timber for construction projects means opting for an eco-friendly material that promotes energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.

Net zero carbon

Net zero carbon

At Kirkwood Timber Frame, we are firmly committed to achieving the 2050 net zero emissions goal. Our strategic approach to sustainability ensures that every aspect of our operations, from material sourcing to manufacturing processes, aligns with this ambitious target. By continually investing in cleaner technologies and enhancing our operational efficiencies, we aim to not only meet but exceed the necessary standards that will contribute significantly to a sustainable future.

Time for Timber

Time for Timber

We are supporters of the #TimeforTimber campaign, which promotes how timber construction can contribute to boosting the economy and help the UK achieve its net zero carbon emissions target by 2050.

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