In the prefecture, we set up "Headquarters for Promotion of use of Kumamoto public facilities, public construction wood" in 2001 and worked on the use of wood positively.
"Law about promotion of the use of wood in public buildings" was enforced in such inside, country on October 1, 2010 and, based on this law, devised new basic policy of the prefecture. Epitome is as follows.
Contents of basic policy of the prefecture
Object which should promote the use of 1 wood
・Schools to maintain by construction (assistance to the direct management, the municipalities) such as the prefectures, social welfare facility, social education facility
・School which municipalities alone and civilian maintain, social welfare facility, social education facility
・Passenger facilities of public transport which civilian maintains
・Facility to establish by public construction
Aim of use of 2 wood
・It is said that public facilities of low-rise building are wooden in principle.
・Lignification sets aim about possible floor, wall and promotes lignification.
・We promote wooden equipment and expendable supplies, the use of quality of wood biomass as fuel.
・In the public construction, we use wood positively.
3 promotion systems
・The prefectures set aim of use of wood of degree in every year in construction and announce the achievement situation after inspection.
・About public facilities to maintain by construction such as the prefectures, we examine possibility of use of wood during plan, the initial stage of plan.
・We strengthen cooperation with regional materials demand expansion citizen of the prefecture exercise promotion meeting so that understanding to significance of use of wood deepens.
Kumamoto Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Forestry Promotion Division
(the tenth floor of the prefectural office Main Building)
6-18-1, Suizenji, Kumamoto-shi
Tel 096-333-2448 Fax 096-381-8710