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20.08.19 Timber Glulam withstand a burnout fire

A fire test shows that glulam structures can be designed to maintain their load-bearing capacity throughout a burnout fire. This allows for greater use of glulam in tall buildings. You can read more about it here: https://www.passivpod.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Timber-Glulam-withstand-a-burnout-fire.pdf

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20.08.19 World’s Tallest Timber Building

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has verified the completion of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway that now holds the unique title of the “World’s Tallest Timber Building.” At 85.4 meters, it is also the

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20.08.19 Growing opportunities for specifying timber

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Wood, the world’s oldest and most traditional building material, is increasingly being re-evaluated as a modern-day first choice for both structural and interior applications across domestic and commercial buildings. For example, the structural frame of the building, the roof trusses,

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08.06.19 UK unveils Green Finance Strategy to drive progress towards net-zero goal

The UK Government has unveiled its highly anticipated Green Finance Strategy, outlining how the finance sector and better climate disclosure from corporates can drive progress towards wider action on climate change and the push towards net-zero emissions. Click here to

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15.05.19 The State of Ecotourism

Scientific research proves that the state of the world is in peril.  Take for instance, the environment.  Already biodiversity has been reduced to the lowest levels in human history.  We have lost 25% of all bird species, 24% of mammal

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15.05.2019 Three quarters would consider new build HBF

Three quarters of those seeking a home would consider buying new, according to a survey compiled for the Home Builders Federation. You can read more about it here: https://www.passivpod.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/PR-HBF-new-home-demand.pdf

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20.03.19 The government launches green incentive

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19.03.19 PassivPod gains another award

PassivPod awarded the title of: 2019 Award for Excellence in Sustainable Accommodation – UK

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12.03.19 University graduate support for www.PassivPod.co.uk at Futurebuild Excel London

Thank you, Latoya for all her help at Futurebuild Excel London! https://www.passivpod.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Graduate-experience-with-Passiv-Pod.docx

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05.03.19 PassivPod is now a member of the Structural Timber Association

PassivPod has now become a member of the Structural Timber Association. We are actively seeking industry partners to assist with the structural design, prototyping and fabrication of the PassivPods. https://www.passivpod.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/STA-Member-benefits.pdf

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