Cladding

Does your timber cladding measure up?
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The Timber Decking & Cladding Association (TDCA) is an independent, not-for-profit advisory body and is recognised as a reliable and authoritative source of expert opinion in the UK. British standard BS805-1: 2014: External Timber Cladding Part 1: Method of specification was specifically developed to cover the manufacture of external timber...
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The growth of timber cladding in the UK
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The UK timber cladding market is growing, providing many additional sales opportunities for merchants and contractors. Bernie Roberts, National Product Manager for Cladding Solutions at International Timber, reveals the latest cladding trends and how to correctly specify and install timber cladding. The timber cladding market in the UK is set...
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Brewing the ideal cladding solution
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A Costa Coffee drive-thru shines with sustainable Western Red Cedar cladding thanks to a partnership between International Timber, Jewson and Ascia Construction. The new Costa Coffee site is located at the Adanac Health and Innovation Campus in Southampton and will serve those working at and visiting the hospital site. The...
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architype cladding
Does timber cladding have thermal insulation or sound proofing properties?
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While timber cladding has many benefits, it’s a common misconception that it adds to the thermal insulation value (U-value) of a building, keeping more heat in and lowering energy bills. The Timber Decking & Cladding Association (TDCA) is keen to refute this myth and raise awareness across the industry to...
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The latest issue of Supplying Timber is out now!
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Packed with inspiring stories of stylish timber buildings, the new Supplying Timber magazine is out now. For all the latest timber supply news, legislative updates, new products and top tips for building with timber, look no further! Understanding American Red Oak The August/September issue is an essential read for anyone...
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The growth of timber cladding in the UK
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The UK timber cladding market is growing, providing many additional sales opportunities for merchants and contractors alike. Bernie Roberts, National Product Manager for Cladding Solutions at International Timber, reveals the latest cladding trends and how to correctly specify and install timber cladding. The timber cladding market in the UK is...
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Read the new issue of Designing Timber – out now
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Packed with inspiring stories of stylish timber buildings, the new Designing Timber magazine is out now. For all the latest timber news, building case studies and valuable CPD, look no further than our informative new issue. One of the Osnaburgh Pavilions, a honeycomb-like gridshell structure created by Xylotek An essential...
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Selling timber online – one board at a time
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TDUK member English Woodlands Timber has taken its sales online and is selling high-quality oak and hardwoods one board at a time, using the internet as its shop window. We visited the company in Sussex to find out more. We’re used to seeing timber merchants sell their stock from large...
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Always check cladding drainage and ventilation
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A recent flurry of cladding inspection requests received by the Timber Decking and Cladding Association has revealed that basic, fundamental installation principles for timber cladding are being ignored. Timber cladding is installed as a rainscreen on buildings across the UK. This means the cladding should be fitted over a drained...
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Brent Cross Pavilion by Moxon Architects
Brent Cross Pavilion
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Embracing larch and spruce both in its structure and frame, Brent Cross Pavilion was the first building constructed in the new 180-acre Brent Cross Town development. With exhibition, work and events spaces, all served by a public café, the new facility communicates the vision of the development and acts as...
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