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An update of British, European and International Standards relating to timber, including new and revised Standards, those withdrawn or amended and drafts now available for public comment, updated bimonthly
Patrick Hislop and Philip O'Leary review the principles for designing solar shading and how to make the best use of wood.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013
Patrick Hislop and Philip O'Leary, TRADA Technology explains wood's use for external solar shading.
With ever increasing concern about saving energy, areas of glazing are becoming still bigger, both to obtain the maximum advantage of daylight and to benefit from passive solar gain in the winter.