WINTHERWAX Layman´s report


European project WINTHERWAX (WINdow based on THERmally modified wood with high performance WAX coating) started on 1st March 2015. The overall budget of project is 1,85 mio € and will last for 22 months. Consortium of project consist of 2 Slovenian SMEs, whereas 6 subcontractors from 4 different European countries will carry out tasks for succesfull implementation of project. WINTHERWAX project is co-funded (70 %) by European Commission under the SME Instrument, Horizon 2020.



The objective of WINTHERWAX is to develop timber window made of thermally modified spruce with high efficient wax coating and to test windows and also facade elements in natural and artificial environment.


 Windows will be tested in Slovenia, Germany, Sweden and Spain and also in chamber for accelerating ageing where they will be exposed to extreme climatic conditions.

The goal is to represent and commercialise product that will be tested in different climatic conditions.