Final report – Collected results of project Wood2New
Competitive wood-based interior materials and systems for modern wood construction (9.91 Mb)

Using wood based interior materials to promote human well-being
Project Wood2New

WP1 Building regulations, EU and national Final
WP1 Space and End-user Requirements, Past and Future
WP3 Indoor air quality in prefabricated timber houses

WP3.4 Influence of moisture buffering and latent heat exchange on the emission behaviour of wood
WP4 Building materials and wellbeing in indoor environments
WP5 Functional Wood
WP5 Interior Design and Care Environments, End –user Perceptions of Wood Material (10.7Mb)
WP6 Business environment and market segments

Latent heat sorption phenomena in three building materials: Norwegian spruce (picea abies), gypsum board and concrete Charisi S., Kraniotis D., Brückner C., Nore K.; World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016
Moisture buffering and latent heat sorption phenomena of a wood-based insulating sandwich panel Kraniotis D., Langouet N., Orskaug T., Nore K., Glasø G.; World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016
User perceptions of naturalness and the use of wood in the interior environment Nyrud A. Q,  Strobel K, Bysheim K.; World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016
The effect of wood anatomy and coatings on the moisture buffering performance of wooden surfaces Vahtikari K., Noponen T., Hughes M.; World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016
Design for care – use of wood in public buildings Verma I., Cronhjort Y. E., Kuittinen M.; World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016
Wood borne emissions in a real room environment- a modelling approach Weigl M., Stratev D., Fürhapper C., Habla E., Nohava M., Niedermayer S.; World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016
Impact of blue stain infected spruce wood on particle board properties Martin Weigl, in International Panel Products Symposium 2015 joint conference with COST Action FP1303, At Llandudno, Wales, UK
How Wood Influences Well-being in Indoor Environments: Building Materials, Well-being and Perception of the Indoor Environment Kristian Bysheim, 58th SWST International Convention June 7-12, 2015
Moisture Buffering Properties of Various Hardwood Species Katja Vahtikari, Tuula Noponen, Mark Hughes, InWood 2015
The effect of coating on the moisture buffering properties of pine Katja Vahtikari, COST Action FP1006 7-8.4.2015
Moisture Buffering Properties of Various Wood Species Mark Hughes, Katja Vahtikari and Tuula Noponen, COST Action FP1303 4-5.3.2015

Puulla myönteisiä vaikutuksia sisäilman laatuun Yrsa Cronhjort, Katja Vahtikari; blogpost at the website of the Federation of the Finnish Woodworking Industries
Häuser zum Wohlfühlen Wood2New – Internationales Forschungsprojekt zur Wohngesundheit Christina Fürhapper; in HolzForschung Austria, Magazin Führ den HolzBereich, 4-2015
Koe Puu! Experience Wood! Yrsa Cronhjort, Katja Vahtikari; in PUU WOOD HOLZ BOIS 3/2014
Emissionen Die Mit Uns Wohnen Martin Weigl; in HolzForschung Austria, Magazin Führ den HolzBereich, 1/2014

An investigation into the surface temperature changes in solid wood during sorption Katja Kortelainen, Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, 2015

Newsletter 1
Newsletter 2
Newsletter 3


Final project presentations (partly in Swedish), 27.01.2017
Wood2New project results (10 Mb)

Wood2New in Espoo, Finland, 15-17.06.2016

Human well-being – the Road to Sustainable Business Models in the Wood Products Industry Filip Arvola and Jonathan Hydén, Linköping University
Interior wood use: Linking User Perceptions to Physical Properties
Kristian Bysheim, Norsk Treteknisk Institutt
Indoor Air Quality in Prefabricated Timber Houses Christina Fürhapper, HolzForschung Austria
Hygrothermal mass – potential improvement of indoor climate by building materials
Kristine Nore, Norsk Treteknisk Institutt
Tactile Perceptions of Wood-Based Materials Michael Truskaller, HolzForschung Austria
Feeding on Knowledge, a Holistic Approach to the Building Process Jörgen Tycho, Tre AS
The Effects of Wood Anatomy on Moisture Buffering Properties Katja Vahtikari, Aalto University


Wood2New in Bergen, Norway, 23.06.2015
Seminar abstracts

Seminar presentations:
Public seminar Bergen Wood2New
Prosjektet Wood2New
Yrsa Cronhjort, Aalto University
The contribution of wood products towards indoor air quality Martin Weigl, HolzForschung Austria
Hygrotermisk masse Kristine Nore, Norsk Treteknisk Institutt
Haptics of wooden and non wooden elements Michael Truskaller, HolzForschung Austria
Brukers perspektiv pa byggematerialer av tre Anders Q Nryud, Norsk Treteknisk Institutt