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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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23.10.18 Guest Post – How wood can help us build a sustainable future

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Going with the grain by New Generation Plantations on Exposure

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17.9.18 PassivPod team attends South East Construction Expo 2018

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Last week, PassivPod directors Clive Bonny and Mark Pellant joined hundreds of construction industry professionals at the South East Construction Expo 2018 at the South of England Event Centre. The event offered fantastic opportunities to network, but more importantly the

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25.6.18 New report shows timber frame market set for impressive growth

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A 230-page report by MTW Research – based on 80% of the timber frame market – found construction of timber buildings is set to top 60,000 units with orders exceeding £700m in value in 2018. Interestingly, timber housebuilding is gaining further

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