Advantages of Timber Frame

  • Quick erection times
  • Reduced site labour
  • Reduced time to weather the structure
  • Earlier introduction of following trades
  • Low embodied energy if constructed in local timber
  • Recyclable
  • Reduced construction waste through efficient controlled manufacturing
  • Low volume of waste on site requiring removal
  • Can be built to exceed 60 year design life
  • Energy efficient when constructed to current standards
  • Fast heating due to low thermal mass
  • Reduced time on site reduces environmental nuisance and disruption to local residents
  • Engineered product
  • Factory controlled quality assurance in fabrication
  • Efficient use of material due to controlled engineering and fabrication
  • Reduced construction time translates into reduced risk exposure