Low carbon and timber buildings

This unit covers the following topics:

Carbon in association with buildings
Sustainable timber production
The contribution of timber to sustainable construction in service
Thermal mass
The contribution of timber to sustainable construction in manufacture and build
Carbon sequestration

Level
Introduction | Intermediate | Advanced
Relevance
50%
50%

Case studies

Great Bow Yard

November 2008

Sustainable housing with part-timber structure, timber louvres and cladding

Timber element(s): Cladding, louvres and sun spaces
Timber species(s): Red cedar, larch and Douglas fir
Location: Langport, Somerset

Timber element(s): structural frame, floors and walls, wall and ceiling finishes, cladding
Timber species(s): English Corsican pine, English larch, Irish sitka ...
Location: Norwich, East Anglia

Wood Information Sheets
Case studies
Eurocode software
Wood species database
Archive
TRADA books online


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