Improving thermal performance of existing timber frame buildings
As fuel prices rise, fossil fuel supplies become more unpredictable and we strive to reduce our CO2 emissions, every Watt saved now counts.
This Wood Information Sheet (WIS) outlines the options for improving the thermal performance of existing timber frame buildings and summarises the important issues that specifiers should consider when implementing improvements.
- Options for improving thermal performance
- Improving airtightness
- Increasing roof insulation
- Upgrading windows
- Adding floor insulation
- Increasing wall insulation
This Wood Information Sheet was revised in June 2021 and minor corrections were made to reflect stricter building regulations.
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A paper/digital copy of this Wood Information Sheet is available in the BM TRADA Bookshop, which also hosts additional specialist timber publications.
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