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Green timber

BRE (Building Research Establishment) is an independent, research-based consultancy, testing and training organisation, operating in the built environment and associated industries. A guide to the use of urban timber (FB 50) was written by Geoff Cooper and published by BRE on 31 July 2012.

The guide defines 'green' as:

A term used to describe wood which has been freshly cut and still contains a high percentage of moisture (free moisture).

--BRE Group

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