you a secret!
flooring can make a
change and be good for
apartment for 1
years. Every day.
550 bags of trash.
almost 11 years worth of thrash.
sheets of paper
non-stop. (And refilling the
copier more than 500 times).
for 7 years.
paper and snacks.
world 22 times
you don’t have to heat your
apartment. Win win.
do their laundry, 3 times a
week, for a year.
a 10-minute shower
every day, for a year.
Olympic-size swimming pools!
Data unlimited not included.
driven for a
population of Paris driving a
car for a year.
to New York.
of Belgium going there twice
The environmental benefits of choosing real wood are indisputable. Far less energy is consumed in timber production, processing and disposal than with any other construction material. The popularity of real wood floors grows, so the commitment to cultivation has grown with it. More trees are grown than are currently harvested.
trees we use,
the more we
Virtually all the wood that we use is sourced from European forests which are sustainably managed. ‘Harvesting’ creates space for new growth. For every tree that is felled, we plant two.
Wood is completely recyclable. It can be used and reused, recycled and finally converted into bioenergy. No other material can equal this, in terms of volume and economy.
So much better
The production and processing of wood is highly energy-efficient, giving wood products an ultra-low carbon footprint. Furthermore, wood can often be used to substitute materials like steel, aluminum, concrete or plastics, which require much larger amounts of energy during production.
The ‘carbon storage’ or ‘saving’ effect of wood products has a significant role to play in reducing greenhouse gases. Increasing the use of wood products will continue to reduce CO2 in the atmosphere.
There are many
- Parquet is not imitating wood. It’s real wood!
- Parquet is attractive, appealing, and full of character. Every piece of wood is unique.
- Parquet is the right choice for all living styles and is never outdated, thanks to its timeless design.
- Parquet is versatile, adaptable to changing interiors – from traditional to modern and back.
- Parquet is hygienic and anti-allergic. And can be cleaned simply.
- Parquet is durable and economic. In case of occasional damage, it can be renovated easily.
- Parquet is also an ideal choice for shops, schools, offices, and sporting arenas.
- Parquet brings nature straight into your home.
Real Wood is an initiative of FEP.
FEP reunites European parquet manufacturers, national parquet federations and suppliers to the industry. It is the main body representing and defending the interests of the European parquet industries at all relevant levels.