Glossary

Perplexed by all this talk of u-values and blower door tests? Our sustainable building glossary will help you get to grips with the key terminology.

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Term Definition
formaldehyde

A chemical sometimes found in building products. Classified as a 'known human carcinogen' by the UN International Agency for Research on Cancer

FSC certified wood

The Forest Stewardship Council is a non-profit group that certifies forests that are managed sustainably