Turning the heat up on party walls
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Author Geoffrey Pitts and advisory editor TRADA Technology's Robin Lancashire introduce TRADA's new book about best practices in site planning and building design to achieve energy efficiency.
Energy efficiency in buildings comes at a cost. Energy is another word for fuel - most commonly electricity, gas, oil or solid...
This fact sheet, published by wood for good gives readers an overview of building with timber frame.
The fact sheet contains a number of basic points regarding timber frame including the benefits which make it popular, some standard studding and joist sizes and a number of statistics in the...
Sole plates are a vital element in a timber framed building. Their installation has a direct effect on the building's service life, line, level and plumb, and contributes to the speed of construction.
This Wood Information Sheet provides advice on getting the installation of sole plates right first...