Glulam revisited

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Christopher Mettem, Chairman of the Glued Laminated Timber Association, and Dr Hugh Mansfield-Williams, TRADA Technology Principal consultant, take a fresh view of sustainability and the market opportunities for this flexible product.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012

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Assessing structural timber elementsnavigation-arrow

In this extract from BM TRADA's Best practice guide to Timber in high-specification buildings, Dr John Williams discusses what to consider when assessing the condition of existing structural timber elements in refurbishment or conversion works.

Article from TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015

01/01/2015 |  Magazine Article  

The Eden project - a waste neutral strategy in construction and operationnavigation-arrow

This research information sheet examines ways in which businesses can adopt a more sustainable attitude to construction.

Using the Eden Project - which aimed to recycle 55% of its construction waste - as a case study, this information sheet highlights some of the ways in which construction can reduce...

01/01/2004 |  Other Technical Guidance  

Life-cycle costingnavigation-arrow

Life-cycle costing is a decision-making technique which takes into account both initial and future costs. For buildings and structures this usually means considering not just capital costs but relevant costs in use (operational costs) such as maintenance, component replacement, utilities, managing the asset for a given period, and end-of-life costs.

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12/03/2019 |  Wood Information Sheet