Providing a wide range of commercial and training services to TRADA members and to the timber and construction industries. F Only the separating floor requires pre-completion sound testing. or metal flashing Metal flashing Extended wood sill or metal flashing Timber cladding batten Examples of typical floor zone details are shown in Fig 6. W Only the separating wall requires pre-completion sound testing. For this form of construction, details are given for the junctions with a range of roof, ground floor and internal floor types, in addition to details around window openings etc. Timber frame buildings meet and can exceed minimum building regulations. window support frame Windows sealed into opening Breather membrane lapped into window reveal Vertical timber battens cut and fitted between horizontal battens to form cavity barriers 8mm Wall with insulation on outside Metal flashing Extended-. Special attention is (see Timber frame: Standard details for houses and flats for typical allowances for low-rise buildings. 5of 8 Introduction April 2013 ®Update robust details Key for Tables 3b and 3c Permissible wall and floor combinations for flats/apartments requiring no pre-completion sound testing. The timber frame design is to allow for this shrinkage potential. Timber Frame: Standard Details for Houses and Flats, with its accompanying CD, provides typical details for "open" panel timber frame wall panels. Timber Frame: Standard Details for Houses and Flats by TRADA Technology at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 1900510510 - ISBN 13: 9781900510516 - TRADA Technology Ltd - 2006 - Hardcover 2. TRADA’s Wood Information sheet “Fire performance of timber frame dwellings” provides information on completed dwellings. It is available to buy with a discount for members at bookshop.trada.co.uk. Guidance is also given in the TRADA Timber Frame Construction book. Elements of a timber frame Components of timber floors Floor joists in platform timber frame structures (Figure 6a and b) can be either softwood joists or a range of engineered wood products. More detail on EWPs can be found in Engineering Bulletin No. Timber Frame Details The details within this section are valid for a range of timer frame wall thicknesses from 89mm up to 150mm stud size. This construction briefing explores fire during construction, not post construction. It includes over 100 timber design solutions, saving designers and architects hours of design time. Site Check: The Timber Frame Pocket Guide was prepared by TRADA and the STA, and published by BM TRADA. STA members should contact their membership administrator or the STA website for details.