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Dato: 02-07-2021
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Dear colleagues,

Please find attached presentation of the study assigned by Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries RT. It is probably the first study in the world made about the biogenic carbon storage in the buildings and it’s effects to the forests and overall emissions.

It is made to support the concrete use against the timber in housing as here in Finland concrete is the most used material in block of flats and apartment buildings. The most dramatic result is that in longer term emissions of the CLT building are higher than in similar concrete building when biogenic carbon debt is taken account: