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Robin Lancashire and Lewis Taylor of the TRADA Technology frameCHECK team review new guidance in the 5th edition of the definitive design manual Timber frame construction on how to meet more stringent regulations requirements and get closer to 'zero carbon'.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012

Suggested Reading

Introduction to timber frame constructionnavigation-arrow

Timber frame construction of some description is a method which has been around for millennia; however over time it has become a tremendously refined practice to the point that – as buildings of up to six storeys become widely used in England and Wales – timber frame constructions of today...

12/03/2020 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Improving thermal performance of existing timber frame buildingsnavigation-arrow

As fuel prices rise, fossil fuel supplies become more unpredictable and we strive to reduce our CO2 emissions, every Watt saved now counts.

This Wood Information Sheet (WIS) outlines the options for improving the thermal performance of existing timber frame buildings and summarises the important issues that specifiers...

06/04/2015 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Material world: correct specification for timber framenavigation-arrow

Robin Lancashire provides an outline of the type and standard of materials normally specified for timber frame buildings.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article