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Sustainable construction timber - Sourcing and specifying local timber. (2nd edition)

Report
Davies, I. (2016)
Sustainable construction timber - Sourcing and specifying local timber. (2nd edition). Forestry Commission
Timber is a versatile and high performance construction material that can be produced in most parts of the UK. Sustainable construction timber has been written to help buildin...

Developing performance-based standards for external timber cladding

Journal Article
Davies, I. (2015)
Developing performance-based standards for external timber cladding. Energy Procedia, 78, 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.137
This paper reviews the background to, and development of, new British Standards for external timber cladding. The standards are being produced because timber has become a wide...

Grading UK grown larch for durability. IRG/WP 13-10808

Conference Proceeding
Jones, D., Davies, I., Sharphouse, P., & Suttie, E. (2013)
Grading UK grown larch for durability. IRG/WP 13-10808. In Proceedings 2013 Annual Meeting of the International Research Group on wood Protection
This paper reports on a joint study by BRE, the Forest Products Research Institute and TRADA Technology into the feasibility of grading UK grown larch to maximise its natural ...

BS 8605-1:2012 External timber cladding – Part 1: Method of specifying

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Davies, I. (2013)
BS 8605-1:2012 External timber cladding – Part 1: Method of specifying
This part of BS 8605 was prepared by BSI Panel B/543/-/2, under the authority of Technical Committee B/543. Edinburgh Napier University are represented on these committees and...

Moisture conditions in timber cladding: field trial data for Sitka spruce

Journal Article
Davies, I., Fairfield, C. A., Stupart, A., & Wilson, P. (2012)
Moisture conditions in timber cladding: field trial data for Sitka spruce. Proceedings of the ICE - Construction Materials, 165, 263-278. https://doi.org/10.1680/coma.11.00033
Exposure trials on timber cladding are valuable for informing facade designers. This paper describes a trial using Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis). Sitka spruce is the only UK...

Scots pine timber: current utilisation and future market prospects in Scotland

Journal Article
MacDonald, E., Cooper, G., Davies, I., & Freke, B. (2012)
Scots pine timber: current utilisation and future market prospects in Scotland. Scottish forestry, 62, 12-21

External timber cladding: design and performance

Journal Article
Davies, I., Fairfield, C. A., Stupart, A., & Wood, J. (2012)
External timber cladding: design and performance. The structural engineer : journal of the Institution of Structural Engineers, 90, 46-53
Exposure trials on timber cladding are valuable sources of information for façade designers. Key material, fire, and structural issues affecting timber cladding design are ass...

Moisture conditions in external timber cladding: field trials and their design implications

Thesis
Davies, I. Moisture conditions in external timber cladding: field trials and their design implications. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4702
This thesis describes the development of technical guidance on timber facade design. The study involved a state-of-the-art review; an exposure trial of external cladding made ...

Sustainable Construction Timber.

Report
Davies, I. (2010)
Sustainable Construction Timber
Amended First edition.

Structural performance of external timber cladding.

Conference Proceeding
Crawford, D., Hairstans, R., & Davies, I. (2010)
Structural performance of external timber cladding. In 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010 (WCTE 2010), 2354-2358
Although timber cladding has been used for centuries, the current design guidance for timber cladding has received very little research attention with regards to structural pe...
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