SIPS: past, present and future

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Bryan Woodley explores the history, current use and development of structural insulated panels.


Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook

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Innovate to insulatenavigation-arrow

Robin Lancashire and Lewis Taylor review four newer forms of timber construction, consider their applications and their energy efficiencies.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

01/01/2013 |  Magazine Article  

Structural insulated panels: inbuilt solutionsnavigation-arrow

Michal Zajic and Martin Milner explain the benefits of using SIPs in construction.


25/03/2020 |  Magazine Article  

Specifying wood-based panels for structural usenavigation-arrow

This Wood Information Sheet covers the following wood-based panels intended for structural use: cement-bonded particleboard, fibreboard, oriented strand board (OSB), resin-bonded particleboard (also known as chipboard), plywood and solid wood panels.

Boards of these types, intended for use in construction, fall under the scope of the harmonised Standard...

29/03/2018 |  Wood Information Sheet