All ITFMA members are audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI), Timber Frame Dwellings and Other Buildings.
All Separating Walls are supplied with factory fitted insulation and with fire rated sheathing in place. This allows for precision construction with the advantages of factory controlled quality procedures.
In addition the detailing of timber fame systems allow for reduced thermal bridging and corresponding PSI values. This allows BER assessors to calculate and apply enhanced Y Values which will provide better Energy Performance Rating.
The timber frame industry has conducted numerous sound testing which demonstrate that timber frame walls including separating walls and floors all exceed the requirements of the Building Regulations.
Additional upgrades in performance can be easily achieved with the addition of extra plasterboard or indeed high performance flooring.
All timber frame buildings are designed to have a design life in accordance with IS 440 and the Eurocodes with normal maintenance.
Health & Safety method statements and erecting sequence as well as craneage plan and necessary exclusion zones will be provided prior to arrival on site.
Comprehensive erecting plans and standard details are all provided prior to delivery.
All timber frames are erected by competent and experienced personnel who have been audited by the timber frame company as part of their NSAI registration.
All timber frames are checked with a project specific comprehensive checklist with key junctions photographed and recorded. Timber frame suppliers supply a Ancillary Certificate for their works.