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The Oakmasters Blog - posts tagged "fsc"

Oakmasters' blog is full of useful information on sustainability, self building and oak framing as well as our latest news and case studies. Use the tag system at the bottom of this page to navigate to articles that interest you. We hope you enjoy reading... 

Professional Advice: How oak is the perfect choice for customers seeking sustainability

Posted 10th May 2017

Sustainability sells. According to a 2016 survey by the Carbon Trust, forty percent of British people are prepared to pay more for something that’s greener, better, or fairer, and across Europe consumers now consider environmental impact to be the third most important purchasing factor, behind only quality and price. With oak clearly a natural resource, it’s understandable that many homeowners may question its sustainability, so here are some useful facts you can give your customers to reassure them that building with oak is the ultimate environmentally friendly choice.

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Come and explore Britain’s beautiful forests…

Posted 20th Mar 2015

With spring now officially here and our watches set to change to British Summer time in a just few days, we've got our fingers crossed for some better weather to go with the longer, lighter days.

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Discovering Oakmasters this autumn

Posted 2nd Oct 2014

We get asked a number of questions by our customers and so to help, we’ve decided to answer some of these on our blog; from what products we offer, to where our oak is sourced, as well as providing examples of our work.

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From acorn to mighty oak – Help our beautiful oak trees

Posted 18th Sep 2014

Did you know there are a handful of trees in the UK that have stood for thousands of years, living throughout history? However, many species of oak are also under threat of extinction in the wild, so take a look at how we can help them.

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5 reasons why oak is the ideal material for your home building, renovation and improvement projects

Posted 2nd Jul 2014

Whether you’re looking to redesign your kitchen, add an extension or build a new home from the ground up, take a look at the benefits using oak can provide.

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Oak beams can lower your energy bills - honest!

Posted 11th Jun 2014

With World Environment Day fresh in our minds, we take a look at some of the environmental considerations when building a home, from installing eco-friendly solutions to sourcing sustainable products.

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Chain of custody

Posted 25th Oct 2012

Oakmasters has chain of custody accreditation from two world recognized bodies: the FSC and PEFC.

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