TRADA Membership For Non-Corporate
All those involved with the built environment can benefit from accessing our knowledge of timber building design. This includes educational bodies, government offices, housing associations, local authorities, trade associations and regulatory bodies.
As a member of TRADA we can provide you with all the information on timber that you need through:
- Hundreds of free online publications, including books
- Free telephone advice on anything related to wood
- Discounts on a wide range of resources published by TRADA and others
View hundreds of technical publications online, 24 hours a day - allowing you to hit immovable deadlines by working outside of normal office hours.
Save time, and therefore money, by getting quick and authoritative answers to any questions on using wood. The telephone helpline is open 9:00 - 17:00 (UK time), Monday to Friday t: +44(0)1494 569601
Read over 60 comprehensive information sheets on a broad range of wood topics - forming the core component of our information for many decades. The series is aimed at any practitioner, whether specifier, builder or supplier, who wants an authoritative guide to good design.
Use the NSTS and members' only Project Specification to efficiently create comprehensive specifications for structural timber, which draw on a wide body of expertise and experience collated by TRADA.
Access to best practice details reproduced from a range of TRADA publications.
Download suggested thermal details to comply with Part L, giving fully calculated U- and Psi-values.
Read some of our most popular titles online, with full drawing details, enabling you to check our recommendations wherever you are.
Read which feature inspirational timber buildings selected for their quality in design and construction. Each study demonstrates why timber was selected and how the design works, including comprehensive technical description, photographs during and after construction, and detail drawings.
Save time by calculating using our online Timbersizer EC5 software which covers all domestic structural timber members. The complementary Timberconnections software allows you to calculate connection capacities with nails, screws, bolts, dowels and coach screws in two and three member combinations in timber and steel.
Learn more about designing and building with timber at very affordable prices using the TRADA members' discounts.
Prepare for the future and target the best construction sectors by using the Construction Products Association's thoroughly researched quarterly market reports.
Use the free CPD tracking device which enables you to keep a log of the number of articles that you have read on the site. Print a certificate at any time showing the CPD points accrued.