Cygnum Timber Frame

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The Cygnum Home

  • Highly energy efficient
  • Real value for money
  • Warm, comfortable and safe
  • Natural and sustainable materials
  • Excellent build quality

 

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Why Timber Frame?

Timber frame is one of the oldest construction methods in the world. Advances in design and production technology, and greater awareness of energy performance have made timber frame the preferred construction of most industry professionals. The reasons why include:

 

  • Better insulation and energy performance
  • Computer designed, factory manufactured
  • Reduced build time
  • Better site control
  • Greater design flexibility

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Timber Frame Overview

Key Technical Terminology

When building your new home it is helpful to have an understanding of some of the key technical areas relevant to your project. The following are some items you are likely to come across:

Passive House
Airtightness
Carbon Footprint
Building Energy Rating
Thermal Bridging
Building Regulations
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