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Talks and lectures

How timber is leading Construction’s Net Zero recovery

This series of presentations from members of the Structural Timber Association will reflect on how its systems are imperative in delivering a net zero recovery, including its links with Welsh Government, the importance of quality & compliance and what the structural timber sector is doing to ensure it is embedded within it. It will also update those attending on recent fire research including cavity barriers & sprinklers.

How timber is leading Construction’s Net Zero recovery

This series of presentations from members of the Structural Timber Association will reflect on how its systems are imperative in delivering a net zero recovery, including its links with Welsh Government, the importance of quality & compliance and what the structural timber sector is doing to ensure it is embedded within it. It will also update those attending on recent fire research including cavity barriers & sprinklers.

  • Introduction to Structural Timber Association including our links with Welsh Government – Andrew Carpenter, STA Chief Executive
  • STA Assure (giving confidence to use structural timber) – Andrew Orriss, STA Assure Director
  • Design requirements using timber to include our recent fire research/cavity barriers work – James Walker, STA Technical Consultant
  • Sprinklers update – Mike Burroughs, STA Fire Consultant

Core curriculum topics:

6. Sustainable architecture

10. Design, construction and technology

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