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This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.
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The performance of a wood floor covering, when installed over under-floor heating (UFH) as a stick-down system, can be significantly improved by ensuring that the adhesive layer bonding the flooring is applied as a continuous layer. This is the key finding in a major piece of research commissioned by TRADA...
Designers can extend the life of timber components considerably by attention to detail. Achieving 'durability by design' necessitates the designer to understand the performance requirement for the component.
In order to define performance, designers must:
- Identify an appropriate service life for the structure and components, taking into...