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  • WIS 4-30 Fire performance of timber frame dwellings

  • TRADA Technology Ltd
  • September 2016
  • Wood Information Sheet, PDF
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This Wood Information Sheet explains the basic principles used in meeting fire performance requirements and provides guidance to ensure that all parties involved understand their role in the design and construction of a timber frame building. The sheet considers both the design and construction of the timber frame building in relation to the Building Regulations for England and Wales. It also looks at fire safety on construction sites.
Contents:

•How buildings behave in fire
•How timber performs in fire
•Essential elements for fire resistance
•Typical tasks for designers and builders
•Fire during construction
•Restoration after a fire

This Wood Information Sheet was revised in September 2016. The required thickness of plasterboard linings was updated to 15mm and information was added regarding timber cladding. The associated guidance documents have also been updated.
This Wood Information Sheet explains the basic principles used in meeting fire performance requirements and provides guidance to ensure that all parties involved understand their role in the design and construction of a timber frame building. The sheet considers both the design and construction of the timber frame building in relation to the Building Regulations for England and Wales. It also looks at fire safety on construction sites.
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