Turning the heat up on party walls
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Author Geoffrey Pitts and advisory editor TRADA Technology's Robin Lancashire introduce TRADA's new book about best practices in site planning and building design to achieve energy efficiency.
Energy efficiency in buildings comes at a cost. Energy is another word for fuel - most commonly electricity, gas, oil or solid...
This fact sheet, published by wood for good gives readers an overview of building with timber frame.
The fact sheet contains a number of basic points regarding timber frame including the benefits which make it popular, some standard studding and joist sizes and a number of statistics in the...
The main functions of cladding on a timber frame building are to provide weather resistance and create the external appearance required by the client.
Materials for cladding can be subdivided into two main categories: those which are self supporting (built from their own foundation and tied back to the...