It’s now clear that insurers have an important role to play in helping the nation to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050. In particular, the insurance sector can help to accelerate the uptake of structural timber buildings, which are more sustainable than traditional alternatives.
To this end, it’s imperative that those in the profession begin to reevaluate their view of structural timber as a building material. More than ever before, it’s important for insurers to take a more holistic view of structural timber buildings.
This white paper evaluates the environmental, economic and practical benefit that will accompany a more wide-scale adoption of structural timber within the construction sector. Additionally, the paper addresses the current misconceptions around this building material and what insurance companies need to know.