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What are the advantages of wood in Building Construction / House Construction?
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Advantages of Wood in Building Construction / House Construction

  1. Wood is Cheap
  2. Wood has tensile strength
  3. Wood is a good insulator and keeps the inside environment hot in winters and cold in summers
  4. Steel requires three times as much energy as its wood counterpart to extract, manufacture, transport, and construct
  5. It is readily and economically available; easily machinable; and is available in variety of sizes and shapes
  6. It is a renewable and biodegradable resource

Wood as Construction Material | Properties of Wood


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