Timber and healthy buildings: indoor air quality

Timber and healthy buildings: indoor air quality
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This Research Summary examines the business case for healthy buildings, focusing upon the health and wellbeing certifications available for the assessment of buildings, building comfort, indoor air quality, and the role that timber can play within a healthy internal environment.
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Timber external doors
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Discover the different ways timber can be used for doors and doorsets with the different requirements, considerations, the storage and installations that go along with it.
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Life-cycle costing
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Understand the importance of life-cycle costing and how it can benefit a construction in the long run and how to calculate those life-cycle costs.
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Decorative timber flooring
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Explore different aspects and benefits of using decorative timber flooring, where different species provide its own appearance and performance
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Specifying timber for healthy buildings
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Understand the importance of timber when used in construction and how people interact with it directly and indirectly
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Modified wood products
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Appreciate the benefits, uses, properties and appearance of modified wood including the different processes it goes through
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Timber in swimming pool hall construction
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Learn good practice when constructing timber swimming pool halls including the precautions which must be taken to minimise the risk of damage from condensation.
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Cross-laminated timber: structural principles
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Learn the different structural principles that cross-laminated timber (CLT) has and the way to assembly it, while understanding its benefits on multi-storey buildings.
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Introduction to timber frame construction
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Understand the essentials of timber frame construction including the benefits, methods, structural elements of this method.
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Adhesives for structural use
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Learn the fundamentals on adhesives for structural use, and the use of it in the manufacture of plywood, particleboard, fibreboard and oriented strandboard (OSB), including its classification, limitations, safety precautions.
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