Ventilation

Understanding of UC4 grows
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Mystery shopper research among merchants shows that the supply chain's understanding of Use Class 4 timber treatments has improved since 2020. The Wood Protection Association (WPA), supported by Timber Development UK (TDUK), has long been fighting to improve knowledge of the different timber treatments and when they should be used....
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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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Timber in loft conversions
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Read on the different ways to improve the performance of loft conversions.
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Designing for durability | Part 2: Principles of design
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Expand on designing for durability with drainage and ventilation, protection of timber against wetting and weathering, and how to get better shielding.
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Designing for building performance
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Learn about building performace through: Thermal performance, airtightness and acoustic performance.
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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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