benefits of Accoya
Accoya turns everything you know about wood on its head.
The benefits of Accoya mean that timber projects can now be designed with absolute confidence. Accoya is stable, water resistant wood and warrantied. Our quality mark signals the Accoya difference.
Accoya brings unprecedented reliability for timber; it is checked and trusted not to visibly swell, shrink or distort, with minimal movement. Highly durable, it withstands the test of any climate and is a highly rot resistant wood. And what’s more, it stays that way – a 50 year above ground, and 25 year below ground and freshwater warranty are testament to the fact that you can expect to enjoy your Accoya wood for many decades to come.
Accoya is a highly proven product with testing from many different perspectives, on a worldwide basis. Many tests have been conducted in real life conditions, over many years.
Accoya is so reliable that for many years it has been, and continues to be used by scientists as the benchmark against which other treatments and modified timbers are measured.
50 Year Warranty
Warranted for 50 years above ground, surpassing even teak. Giving you peace of mind your project will last for decades.
25 Year Warranty
Warranted 25 years in ground and/or freshwater giving you peace of mind Accoya will last for decades.
Tested and trusted not to visibly swell, shrink or distort, with minimal actual movement.
Withstands the test of time in all climates. Highly rot resistant wood.
Long service life
You can expect to enjoy your Accoya wood for many decades to come with a 70 year minimum service life stated by timber trade body TRADA.
Highly resistant to insect attacks and damage as Accoya is indigestible by a wide range of pests and insects (including termites), resulting in an effective barrier to attack.
For all climates
The ideal choice for even extreme climates. Accoya is a naturally water resistant wood.
Fewer call backs
Accoya’s stability ensures there will be far less risk of problems arising at installation, or in the future.
Finish sums up many of the reasons architects and manufacturers love working with Accoya – coatings look brilliant and last longer, and its easy and hassle free care save time and money in the long-term. It also offers huge design freedom, with the ability to create a multitude of textural finishes such as smooth, charred and brushed, plus bespoke size and finish options for endless creativity.
Finish with the ultimate consistency and quality.
A number of coatings, colors and textures have been applied extensively on Accoya products for over 10 years. The real world performance over this time has matched up to the high expectations built up through extensive testing programs to give you the finish that is required.
Accoya, is regular wood and just like any other wood it will weather naturally.
Ideal for Coatings
Coatings look brilliant and last longer on Accoya wood.
Easy and hassle-free care saves time and money for the long-term.
You can achieve the look you want with a wide range of textural finishes such as smooth, brushed and charred.
Custom options give you ultimate creative freedom bringing your project to life.
Accoya is the truly sustainable choice that helps you meet global challenges like climate change. From source to production and through to end of life, sustainability shines through. Accoya is FSC® certified wood and accredited Cradle to Cradle Gold certified™, it is the only construction material in the world to achieve C2C Platinum certification™ for Material Health. With a low carbon footprint, you can help combat carbon emissions for a healthier world. It’s also non toxic, so safe for people and pets as well as the planet.
Accoya’s outstanding sustainability credentials start with the sourcing of the raw material. Accoya only uses timber from FSC® certified forests, that have to prove they are managed in an environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable manner.
These forests are a natural, renewable solution for global environmental problems such as climate change, ecosystem destruction and landscape deterioration caused by increasing consumption.
Low environmental Impact
Feel good knowing that at every single stage of its life, Accoya has minimal environmental impact
Accoya comes from fast-growing sustainable forests, helping to meet the global challenge of climate change
You’re not contributing to landfill or any other form of environmental damage unlike other materials such as PVC, plastic composites and aluminum
Low C02 emissions
Combat carbon emissions for a healthier planet with Accoya’s low carbon footprint.
Safe for people, pets and the environment
You’re choosing the best. Accoya has better global environmental credentials than any comparable product
Where to Buy
You can buy Accoya and Accoya products from our selection of distributors or manufacturers in your region. Use our map search tool to find your nearest Accoya supplier.