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Why wood?

Renewable resources

Wood grows back again. It is therefore an inexhaustible source and comes with an impressive ecological record to boot.

Long lasting durable material

Wood that has been protected against weathering will not age. That is why – with correct maintenance – buildings will not lose their value. You only need to think of old half-timbered structures dating from the 13th century.

Super energy efficient

Its special cell structure makes wood a poor conductor of heat. That makes it particularly well suited for thermal insulation and helps keep inside temperatures of homes comfortable in all seasons. This also allows log walls to collect and store energy, then radiate it back into the home.

Better fire resistance

With the proper structural measures to provide protection against fire, wood will, for instance, resist the effects of fire longer than steel beams and concrete structures are able to.

Withstanding various weather challenges

Wood has high strength with minimal weight and high flexibility. The log and timber home industry has countless stories of these homes successfully weathering the worst weather including earthquakes.

Fit the land

Organic building material comes from nature, the resulting structures blend into the topography perfectly. Log homes naturally integrate right into the landscape, rather than being awkwardly imposed on it.