BDM14 Fire in timber frame buildings. A review of statistics

This document has been produced at the request of RISCAuthority members in response to a noted change in UK claims experience in respect of lightweight timber frame (LTF) buildings both in-construction and once completed and occupied. The report seeks to explore the impact that lightweight timber frame buildings might have in the UK, as a future dominant building method, based upon current UK statistics and historic US experience.

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