Sagging Ceiling

The furniture starts to slide, the toys for the dog keep rolling to the centre of the room, and sometimes you feel dizzy when you come into a room: these are typical effects when you live with an old, sagging timber-beamed ceiling.

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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible