Cladding

External Timber Cladding
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Building Regulations are intended to ensure that a reasonable standard of life safety is provided in the event of fire. The appropriate use of timber products can play a critical part in improving the performance of buildings in fire situations and in extending the time available to occupants to exit...
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The Timber Cladding Handbook
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Timber cladding provides an attractive, economical and often unique way to finish and protect a building's exterior. Its versatility makes it ideal for domestic and commercial projects refurbished and new build.
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Timber Trade Topics Wood Campus – Full book
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Timber Trade Topics is a compilation of documents that have 18 key basic timber topics for builders, they go from sourcing sustainable timber to the use of timber on coatings, cladding, decking, among other topics.
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Cladding for timber frame buildings
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Learn the design requirements of the use of timber for external cladding when it is self-supporting cladding and non self-supporting cladding
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Timber cladding for building refurbishment
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Understand the advantages and benefits of refurbishing buildings with timber cladding
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Module: Construction principles Unit: Introduction to timber construction
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Learn the basics of timber construction, dimentional limits, wall thickness and building orientation
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Module: Construction principles Unit: Introduction to timber cladding
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Introduce into timber cladding and the purpose and uses of it, the different types and design considerations that go along with it.
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Module: Construction principles Unit: Timber cladding – detail design
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Understand cladding and the different selection of timber available for it and how to control moisture from natural weathering.
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Import warning - birch plywood from the far east
Import warning – birch plywood from the far east
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A worrying development has emerged in recent weeks as TDUK members have reported increasing offers of Birch Plywood coming from the far east, particularly China.
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Guard against early joist failure
Guard against early joist failure
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Timber Development UK and the Timber Decking & Cladding Association are working together to give merchants the resources they need to sell the correct components for timber decking.
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