The importance of a moisture control plan

The importance of a moisture control plan
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Production of a Construction Stage Moisture Control Plan (CSMCP) is an essential part of the process in managing risks to the timber components. The Construction Stage Moisture Control Plan (CSMCP) needs to encompass the complete process - from timber manufacture to handover of the finished building. By making a detailed...
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Timber industry hosts net zero event in Scottish Parliament
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The timber industry has gathered together at Holyrood to host a reception about driving net zero awareness and timber’s benefits to the Scottish economy. The Scottish Timber Trade Association (STTA), Timber Development UK, Confor and the Structural Timber Association (STA), invited more than 40 businesses in the timber industry supply...
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James Jones & Sons launches Innovating for a Greener World campaign
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James Jones & Sons has launched an ‘Innovating for a Greener World’ campaign in celebration of Earth Day on 22 April. The week-long campaign opened with a film to showcase a number of environmental initiatives that have recently taken place across the Group. The film was followed with a series...
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Bright green pallets in production as The Pallet LOOP ramps up
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The Pallet LOOP, a member of BSW Group, is now manufacturing tens of thousands of its distinctive bright green, circular economy pallets in readiness for them entering the building materials supply chain from May. The news follows the landmark announcement that British Gypsum will begin to transport its bagged plaster...
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Green LOOP pallets to be RFID tagged
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The Pallet LOOP has announced that each reusable green pallet it produces and puts into the sector will be fitted with a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag – a move that is set to generate huge amounts of data about the movement of pallets and associated building materials nationwide as...
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Hanson Plywood opens virtual Environmental Garden
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Hanson Plywood has updated its Virtual Showroom with a brand-new Environmental Garden. The showroom is designed to enable architects, designers and specifiers to view a range of the products and services the company offers from their home or office, along with the accompanying technical data/information. The new Environmental Garden enables...
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whole life carbon
What is a Whole Life Carbon Assessment?
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Do you understand Whole Life Carbon Assessments? This article, adapted from one of our new Timber Knowledge Sheets, introduces the basics of  WLCAs Incorporating low embodied carbon materials, such as timber, into a building’s design can make a significant contribution to the reduction of embodied carbon in the built environment....
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TDUK Supports Broader Market Recognition Coalition (BMRC)
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Timber Development UK (TDUK) is proud to support the Broader Market Recognition Coalition (BMRC), an initiative aimed at promoting sustainable forestry systems in tropical timber-producing countries and enhancing their access to international markets. The BMRC, which includes six founder members - Indonesia, Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, the Republic of Congo, and...
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future for Timber
Painting a Picture of the future for Timber
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With low-carbon construction now a global issue, policy makers around the world are looking to encourage more timber construction. TDUK looks at how the UK is shaping up, and what needs to be done to affect real change. Timber bodies across the UK have been hard at work promoting the...
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New technology makes it possible to recycle MDF fibres
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MDF profile manufacturer W.Howard Group has agreed a multi-year licence deal that will bring a unique MDF recycling technology to the timber industry. For many years W.Howard has been working closely with MDF Recovery and investing in the development of this technology, which recovers fibre from waste MDF. Research suggests...
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