Timber frame seminar regional dates released from BM TRADA

  • 29 Oct 2014

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Four regional seminars are taking place in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester, with the half-day sessions focusing on issues within the timber frame trade and specifically targeting housing associations, contractors and house builders.

The benefits of constructing using timber frame, the materials history, as well as sources of timber products used for building, will be explored during the seminars, which will be delivered by BM TRADA’s frameCHECK team.

Delegates will be advised on construction techniques including solid wood, cross laminated timber; acceptance by insurers and warranty providers; the range of timber frame building that can be constructed; and maintenance issues and costs for achieving a quality build.

The seminar focuses on timber frame issues, construction using timber and maintenance issues

Four regions

Dates for the timber frame seminars are as follows:
• 25th November – The Wesley, London
• 4th December – Holiday Inn Express, Birmingham
• 25th February – Aztec Hotel & Spa, Bristol
• 24th March – Thistle Hotel, Manchester

The Wood for Good campaign promotes the timber industry in the UK and promotes the suitability and sustainability of wood as a building material to the construction and logistics sectors, as well as professionals such as architects and design engineers.

Recent case studies will be included in the training and concerns surrounding wood specific applications will be covered during the day.

BM TRADA provides certification, testing, inspection, training and technical services to ensure that businesses are offering a high level of service and comply with current regulations.

The company offers product certification and testing, in addition to technical services to the timber, building, fire and furniture industries.

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Hughenden Valley,
High Wycombe,
HP14 4ND

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