Mid-Rise (six story) Wood Frame Construction
Requires high quality build, creative architecture, affordability, abbreviated construction schedules and enhanced comfort compared to concrete and steel construction
IWS’ parent company, Glenalmond Timber Company (GTC), is a family owned timber supplier based in Perth, Scotland operating from two facilities in Perth (The Harbour & Methven). The harbour facility also houses the UK’s largest timber treatment operation (21m tanks for Fire Retardant and Preservative treatments plus a 12m tank for Ultra-Joist treatment).
LimTek Solutions Inc. is the North American agent for IWS products and fire mitigation and fire assessment services.
IWS – Intelligent Wood Systems is a proven UK (since 2010) holistic system consisting of treated lumber for all wall studs, floor joists, floor plywood, truss lumber and roof plywood in conjunction with a non-combustible exterior sheathing board. Shown below is the innovative separating floor by IWS that also has enhanced sound transmission performance.
An example of an innovative build