Enhancing timber knowledge

Enhancing timber knowledge
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The largest, most comprehensive online library of technical specification and design guidance for timber in the UK. One of our key missions is to lead best practice. To make this happen, we have commission more than 140 papers covering all aspects of timber supply, design, and construction. We are producing...
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Moisture CLT
Moisture-proof CLT construction without a full temporary shelter
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The publication Moisture-proof CLT construction without a full temporary shelter provides guidance on how to handle CLT elements when building without a full shelter. It is intended to help project planners and builders achieve an industrial and dampproof CLT build.
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what is clt
CLT Handbook
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The CLT Handbook is to help structural engineers and architects to design structures using cross-laminated timber (CLT).
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Design of timber structures
Design of timber structures Volume 2
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The book series Design of timber structures Volume 1–3 has been produced to make it easier for structural designers to calculate timber structures and it is adapted to Eurocodes. It is being used for higher education at universities and institutes.
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The Builder’s Guide to Timber in Joinery
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On this "Builder's guide to timber in joinery" you would be able to get a more in depth idea of timber as a sustainable source, and its importance on finished product manufacture
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The Builder’s Guide to Wood Flooring
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A wood floor is an environmentally sound choice when the timber is sourced from sustainably managed forests like those typically found in the UK, Nordic countries, Europe, Canada and the United States.
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The Builder’s Guide to Plywood
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Plywood is a highly versatile building material which spans a wide range of applications from wall and floor sheathing to designer interiors and glider fuselages. There are many types of plywood available, including specialist tropical veneers such as marine plywood which, while having very good weather resistance and strength properties,...
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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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Restoring discoloured uncoated timber cladding
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This report is based on a two-year ongoing research project focusing on cladding. There has been an increasing trend to use uncoated wood cladding as the exterior facade to new building projects, both domestic and commercial.
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Wind-induced vibration in tall timber buildings
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This research summary covers a number of factors relating to wind-induced vibration which must be considered when constructing a tall timber building, such as how to assess connection stiffness under in-service vibration. The various conditions were then applied to a case study - the proposed Barentshaus building.
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