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 (WIS) 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...

17/06/2021 |  Wood Information Sheet