Other Technical Publications

BWF has produced a range of technical publications for both members and end users.  Note product specific information will be included in the relevant timber product section and that linking information is contained in the Toolkit Section of this website.

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BWF BIM Toolkit

BIM LEVEL 2 defines what, when and how information should be created, shared and managed for a construction project. Here you can find out more.

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BWF Non-conformance form

It is crucial to reveal companies who are undermining core standards laid down in the CPR or Building Regs to ensure that bad practice does not undermine wider perceptions of the UK Woodworking Sector.

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Glossary of Wood & Woodworking Terms

A glossary of commonly used Carpentry & Joinery terms. Some of the terms have a couple of different meanings and some you will be familiar with and some maybe not so.

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EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012 (EU BPR).

Guidance for woodworking companies in dealing with the requirements of EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012 (EU BPR).

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Amendments to the England & Wales Building Regulations: Part L April 2010

The Approved Documents which provide guidance in complying with the requirements of the Building Regulations for England and Wales for the conservation of fuel and power were published on the 30th April 2010. The following is a summary of the contents applicable to building work on existing dwellings and building work to construct new dwellings.

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Amendments to the England & Wales Building Regulations: Part F April 2010

The 2010 edition of Approved Document F provides updated guidance on the provision of ventilation that comes into effect on the 1st of October 2010. A summary of the guidance for new and existing dwellings is given is this document

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Amendments to the Scottish BuildingRegulations

The Building (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 come into force on 1st October 2010. On 6th April the Scottish Government released the 2010 versions of the domestic and non-domestic Technical Handbooks which contain updated guidance and also come into force on the 1st October.

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Building Regulations Guidance Approved Document B Fire Safety – 2006 Edition

The 2006 edition of Approved Document B – Fire Safety (ADB) introduced a number of changes with respect to the 2000 edition. This Guidance Note explains those changes that affect timber window and door manufacturers.

Timber variability vs performance

This guide is intended to provide advice to end users on factors which may affect the performance or appearance of timber products after they have left the manufacturer.

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Resin Exudation in Joinery Timber

General advice on the cause of resin exudation in joinery timber and the procedures which can reduce its effect in service.