WPA Code of Practice – Industrial Wood Preservation

WPA Code of Practice – Industrial Wood Preservation
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This WPA Code of Practice provides detailed guidance on industrial wood preservation for specifiers, wood treaters and those involved with using treated wood.
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Installing Treated Fence Posts
Installing Preservative Treated Timber Fence Posts
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The information in this Guidance Note applies to both ROUND and SQUARE sawn softwood posts, pre-treated with a preservative for fencing applications.
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WPA Benchmark Scheme for Preservative Treated Wood
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This document is a summary of the WPA Benchmark Quality Approval Scheme for preservative pre-treated wood.
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Biocidal Products Regulation
Brexit and the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)
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Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) applies to a very wide range of chemical products used by industry, professionals and the general public throughout the EU. The common factor is that all incorporate biocides in their finished form. Wood preservatives are just one group of products within scope.
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Guidance for wood treatment
Guidance for Wood Treaters in the NTR Region
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Guidance for Wood Treaters in the NTR Region. Treatment Specifications used in the UK Market
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Designing Timber 5
Designing Timber | Issue 05
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Fifth edition of Designing Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to architects, designers and anyone working with timber.
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cover of Lightweight Timber Frame Construction, a Knowledge Sheet from TDUK
Lightweight Timber Frame Construction
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As a renewable resource, lightweight timber frame has lower embodied energy than comparable building materials. It also achieves excellent thermal and acoustic performance, and high durability.
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Offsite Timber Construction
Modern Methods and Offsite Timber Construction
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Modern methods of construction focus on offsite construction techniques, including factory production and pre-assembly of components, to build faster and more efficiently than traditional construction approaches.
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Building Regulations
Building Regulations
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Building regulations are statutory instruments designed to protect people’s safety, health, and welfare. They also set minimum standards for accessibility, water and energy usage, and security.
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Construction Site Best Practice - Fire Management
Construction Site Best Practice – Fire Management
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Exposed timber members during construction - when active protection measures are not yet functional - presents a fire risk on building sites.
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