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07/05/14

Wolf Systems’ easi-joist solution to Grand Design

Wolf Systems’ easi-joist solution to Grand Design

Wolf Systems’ easi-joists have been chosen to support the suspended timber floors of a zero-carbon self-build in York (as featured in a series of Grand Designs).

Architect, Martin Walker, wanted a modern, spacious, low-energy house; his wife Kae wanted a cosy family home. The challenge was to satisfy both aspirations however conflicting they might seem.

Martin’s design used a structural frame of sustainable glulam beams with modern highly-insulated panels supplied by Leeds-based timber-frame specialist, Shire Timber.

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25/03/14

Harlow Timber Systems wins the 2014 TRA award

Harlow Timber Systems wins the 2014 TRA award

A challenging building development, with a complex roof using in excess of 1,800 timber trusses from Harlow Timber Systems, has won this year’s Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) project award.
Harlow Timber Systems used Wolf Systems’ truss design software for the award-winning Broad Meadow project in Dudley.  The 132-bed extra care scheme for the over 55’s is a flagship venture for Midland Heart, the largest housing and regeneration organisation in the West Midlands.

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10/03/14

A1 Timber Engineering Ltd chooses Wolf Systems

A1 Timber Engineering Ltd chooses Wolf Systems

Wolf Systems, specialist in software solutions for timber engineering manufacturers, is working with A1 Timber Engineering Ltd which manufactures trussed rafters, metal-web joists and timber frame construction.

Keith Arnett was formally Managing Director of Pattrick and Thompsons Ltd, part of The Walker Timber Group, before setting up A1 Timber Engineering Ltd which is based in Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

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10/03/14

easi-joist® attic trusses strike a ‘chord’ with housebuilders

easi-joist® attic trusses strike a ‘chord’ with housebuilders

The latest version of WolfWin truss software enables customers to incorporate an easi-joist® into the ceiling-tie of an attic truss. This development means designers can now easily incorporate the strength and cost benefits of the easi-joist® system in attic truss design, significantly improving truss performance so enabling greater clear span and larger room sizes.

In response to customer requests, Wolf constantly updates its software portfolio to ensure its products incorporate important features that can help our customers be more successful.

 

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