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The Circular Economy: Explained

18th September 2021
The model for a sustainable future The Government's ambition to achieve Net Zero status by 2050 may leave many assuming that there is ample time to adjust our behaviours in order to make this a reality. However, the fact of...
 

Structural timber: focusing on the facts

8th September 2021
In recent years, governments across the globe have taken steps to combat the greatest threat of our times: climate change. However, targets are at risk of not being met and the time left to act is rapidly...
 

A new era for housing

28th August 2021
Recently, the UK government reaffirmed its commitment to building more homes, as well as working to reshape the nation's economy. In this article, Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association (STA) explains that whilst...
 

The Future Homes Standard - An opportunity missed

20th August 2021
Despite concerted efforts from industry action groups and commentators to draw attention to shortcomings in the proposals, the Government's response to the Future Homes Standard consultation has fallen woefully below that which is required to...
 

Fighting fake news

1st August 2021
A wise man once said that 'a lie can travel half-way around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.' Unfortunately, that statement has never been more relevant than it is today. From politics to pop...
 

Timber Beacon shortlisted for COP26

28th July 2021
Commissioned by CEI-Bois, architects dRMM have designed a reusable timber pavilion for COP26 for the UN climate change talks to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, UK in November 2021. 'Timber Beacon' is dRMM's response to the...
 

AIMCH CONSTANT EVOLUTION

14th July 2021
Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH), the innovation consortium set up to transform the housebuilding sector, has published its second-year progress report and highlights some fundamental learning points....
 

Insurance Industry Guide to Mass Timber - 6. STA technical document library

14th July 2021
The Structural Timber Association has recently published an insurance industry guide to mass timber in the UK. The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with sufficient information to better understand the use of timber in...
 

Insurance Industry Guide to Mass Timber - 5. Building Safety Bill 2020

13th July 2021
The Structural Timber Association has recently published an insurance industry guide to mass timber in the UK. The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with sufficient information to better understand the use of timber in...
 

Insurance Industry Guide to Mass Timber - 4. Structural timber and the built environment

12th July 2021
The Structural Timber Association has recently published an insurance industry guide to mass timber in the UK. The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with sufficient information to better understand the use of timber in...
 

Insurance Industry Guide to Mass Timber - 3. Compliance

9th July 2021
The Structural Timber Association has recently published an insurance industry guide to mass timber in the UK. The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with sufficient information to better understand the use of...
 

Insurance Industry Guide to Mass Timber - 2. Risk Management

8th July 2021
The Structural Timber Association has recently published an insurance industry guide to mass timber in the UK. The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with sufficient information to better understand the use of...
 

Insurance Industry Guide to Mass Timber - 1. Management of structural timber projects

7th July 2021
The Structural Timber Association has recently published an insurance industry guide to mass timber in the UK. The purpose of this paper is to provide the reader with sufficient information to better understand the use of timber in...
 

ASSURED PERFORMANCE FOR SCHOOL DESIGN

6th July 2021
As Innovaré Systems has proven with its i-SIP and i-FAST systems, the speed and flexibility of offsite construction makes it an ideal fit for education, delivering better outcomes for school projects and especially for SEN learners. ...
 

Home-Grown Homes Give Sarn a Smaller Carbon Footprint

6th July 2021
Contributing to Welsh Government's 20,000 target of new high quality and energy efficient homes which are affordable to run, a Home-Grown Homes development in Sarn, Powys, uses Welsh timber and has achieved Passivhaus standards. ...
 

 
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