Thermal

Thermal mass in lightweight domestic construction
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This research summary demonstrates that the risk of overheating in a house built with lightweight framing is comparable to that of a house built to current standards with brick and lightweight block.
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Module: Structural characteristics Unit: Behaviour of wood in joints and connections
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Read on the behavior of wood in joints and how timber splitting, moisture changes, temperature and chemical interaction can affect
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Improving thermal performance of existing timber frame buildings
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Read the outlines and options that will help improve the thermal performance of existing timber frame buildings.
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Cross-laminated timber: introduction for specifiers
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Get an overview on cross-laminated timber (CLT) and the use of it with the potential to reduce time and cost on multi-storey buildings
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