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Reducing the amount of virgin wood used in the construction industry

August 2020
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ReWood by Burnt Wood implemented by City of Horsens in Horsens (Denmark) in 2020

2 tons of wood being upcycled instead of using new wood allows nearly 3 tons of co2 to be stored


Reducing the amount of virgin wood used in the construction industry

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date August 14, 2020
From Denmark
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 5-6 - Market competition driving widespread deployment &/"Bankable" grade asset class

ReWood aims at reducing the amount of virgin wood, which is being used in the construction industry, one of the top consumer of raw materials. By taking wood from recycling factories and impregnating it to make it last longer, ReWood innovative process make it possible to transform it into facades and acoustic panels. By burning the wood slightly, it becomes resistant to humidity and can last for more than 50 years. Highly versatile, ReWood delivers a solution to architects interested in making new buildings with a nordic look while using local and sustainable materials.

The Environmental Benefits

  • By using waste wood instead of new wood, ReWood saves 1428g of Co2 per 1m3 of wood saved
  • Service life over 50 years

The Financial Benefits

  • The price range of virgin wood panels in Denmark usually goes between 67€ to 134€ while ReWood panels sells for 65€ (May 2020)

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Company Profile

Burnt Wood

We make facade elements out of recycled wood.

Headquarters 8260 Viby, Denmark
Type Startup or self-employed
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International Cleantech Network

The International Cleantech Network (ICN) is a global network of 13 cleantech clusters on the international forefront of providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the growing demand for green technologies.

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