Benefits of Timber Frame

Timber frame has become more and more popular, and now accounts for around a quarter of new homes in the UK with 75% of self-builders using it as their primary build method. Timber frame is not exclusively for individual residential builds, it is also very popular with hotels and student accommodation.

Reasons to use Timber Frame:

  • Quick erection time
  • Reduced site labour
  • Sustainable
  • Energy efficient – click here for anticipated U-values
  • Fast heating due to low thermal mass
  • Factory controlled quality assurance before erection
  • Efficient use of materials due to controlled engineering
  • Other trades can start on site earlier
  • Reduced time on site means less disruption to local residents