CE, UKCA, and UK(NI) Marking

CE, UKCA, and UKNI Marking
CE, UKCA, and UK(NI) Marking
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At present, the methods for obtaining CE, UKCA, and UK(NI) marks are the same. The holder of one mark can currently obtain the other mark in a relatively simple process by engaging the services of an additional notified body holding the necessary registration.
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Timber Acoustic Performance
Timber Acoustic Performance
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A building’s acoustic performance is a critical consideration in its design, operation, and construction, to benefit its future occupants and their wellbeing.
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Traditional Timber Connections
Traditional Timber Connections
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Timber is a centuries-old building material, and many timber connections found in the earliest surviving structures continue to bein use today, in both structural and non-structural applications.
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Fire Design Passive Fire Protection_Design_Material
Fire Design: Passive Fire Protection
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To minimise fire risk, timber-frame wall and floor systems must be designed to maximise resistance, by implementing the different performance benefits of various assembly layers.
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Timber Flooring
Timber Flooring
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Timber floors are easy to install, lightweight, and make good use of a sustainable, durable material. Offering a natural, warm, and sophisticated look, with the correct maintenance timber floors can last many years.
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Glued Laminated Timber Glulam
Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam)
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Glued Laminated Timber, commonly referred to as glulam or GLT, comprises several layers of dimensioned, strength-graded timber bonded together with structural adhesive to increase structural performance. It is one of several systems that connect a series of smaller timber elements together to form larger panel or beam products.
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Glued Laminated Timber Glulam Properties
Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam) Properties
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Glued Laminated Timber, commonly referred to as glulam or GLT, has an excellent strength-to-weight ratio. It is comparatively light, and as such can generate economies in foundations costs when used efficiently.
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Timber Acoustic Regulations_Build_Principles
Timber Acoustic Regulations
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Building Acoustic Regulations require that occupants be “reasonably protected” from noise. Timber design can help achieve this requirement.
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Fire Design Principles
Fire Design: Principles
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Understanding fire behaviour and how it affects buildings and occupants is critical to the design of fire safety strategies. Designers utilising timber construction should understand the means of fire protection, general concepts of evacuation safety, and how to ensure design strategies meet and exceed fire safety objectives.
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Dowel-Type Connections
Dowel-Type Connections
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Dowel-type fasteners comprise a range of options such as nails, staples, screws and bolts, as well as dowels. Such connections can transmit either lateral or withdrawal loads.
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