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Plywood

From a green perspective, there are a couple of major problems with the use of plywood

It is not manufactured in the UK so has to be imported, with the associated problems of international transport which increases embodied energythe total amount of energy it takes to make a material (or a building). See more on […]

Timber roof structures

Type of structure

Whether living space is required in the roof is the most crucial decision from a structural point of view because it decides whether you can use prefabricated gang nail roof trusses or whether you have to build a traditional roof. The roof trusses are cheaper and much faster (two people can lift […]