Timber: The sensible and sustainable choice

Timber is the only construction material whose volume is increasing all the time with the material needed for a medium-size wooden high-rise growing in Finnish forests in 30 seconds. Metsä Group outline why timber should be a serious proposition...
25th May 2020

Energy efficient to the core

As part of the Inside Offsite factory tour programme, timber building specialists Kingspan invited delegates from across the built environment to its North Yorkshire manufacturing facility to showcase its innovative Kingspan TEK® Building...
22nd May 2020

Threshold Apprehension

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government recently extended its consultation period on the use of combustible materials in buildings to 25 May. But pressure is still mounting on how the timber sector can continue to maintain a strong...
21st May 2020

Securing safety and protection

Marcus Saunders, Client Service Executive for construction at leading insurance broker and risk management expert Gallagher, tells us what new research from the  STA into fire safety could mean for insuring timber framed properties ...
20th May 2020

Committed to building safety

The Chancellor’s March budget was one that promised to deliver change and one of the areas where funding was announced  to propel change was building safety. Helen Hewitt, CEO of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) explains more....
19th May 2020