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This month’s overview focuses on recent changes to EU Timber Regulation. We also take a look at what is being done to encourage the use of home-grown timber, and a number of recent product developments that have come out of this.
See the wood from the trees… Here, Neil Barnett, head of resource data of BCIS, the Building Cost Information Service of the RICS, provides the latest sample cost breakdowns for timber structural members, first and second fix elements.
Wood modification is becoming an ever-more popular method of enhancing the natural properties of timber. Recent years have seen an increase in productsemerging on the market with the majority coming from Northern Europe.