This Weeks Product Bulletin
9th Feb 2016 - Timber in Architecture
S910 - For measurements that play hard to get.
The Leica DISTO S910 is the first laser distance measurer that captures multiple, accurate measurements in three dimensions from a single location, radically improving the efficiency of common measuring tasks. SmartBase for the DISTO S910 Smart Base -- a biaxial pivot integrated with the circuit board -- is the key hardware innovation. Combined with a more powerful...
Arch Timber Products
Tried, tested and trusted fire protection for timber
Timber continues to be a beautiful, sustainable and popular construction choice for new build projects and industrially applied fire retardant impregnation treatments provide real protection assurance in the event of a fire. Arch Timber Protection offers a choice of Tried, Tested and Trusted fire retardant impregnation treatments - DRICON for timbers and sheet...
PEFC UK Limited
Market Drivers for Certified Timber
PEFC is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management through third-party certification. A federal organisation, it works by endorsing national forest certification systems developed collaboratively by all interested stakeholders and tailored to local priorities and conditions. National forest certification...
Structural Timber Association
STA Takes The Timber Debate To The Houses of Parliament
The Structural Timber Association (STA) hosted a roundtable discussion at The Houses of Parliament on the future of housebuilding and in particular, the potential of structural timber and offsite construction building methods. Attended by industry leaders and representatives from The Housing Forum, Zero Carbon Hub and Wood for Good, along with MP David Warburton...
American Hardwood Export Council
Grown In Seconds, A New Website Launched By AHEC, Demonstrates Sustainability of American Timber
To illustrate the sustainability of American hardwoods, a new interactive platform: Grown in Seconds, http://growninseconds.org/ has been launched by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) to show how swiftly wood used for a variety of projects regrows naturally in American forests. Supported by environmental consultants ThinkStep (www.thinkstep.com) AHEC aims to...
JELD-WEN UK LTD
JELD-WEN Keeps Architects Up To Date
JELD-WEN the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber windows, doors and stairs is helping architects keep up to date on the latest developments in conservation timber windows with its new RIBA-approved CPD course. The free seminar from JELD-WEN is titled: ‘Timber Windows in Conservation’ and focuses on timber window performance and the latest technology that enables...