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The risks of using cross laminated timber panels in construction

At a glance

  • Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels are becoming increasingly popular in the UK in the formation of multi-storey properties
  • In the current climate of environmental awareness and the need to reduce carbon footprints in the construction process whilst producing ‘green’ properties; timber is the preferred choice for many
  • Our latest Risk Topic summarises what a CLT panel is and highlights the key risks for construction projects

In the current climate of environmental awareness and the need to reduce carbon footprints in the construction process whilst producing ‘green’ properties; timber is the preferred choice for many to ‘tick the box’ of a number of planning constraints, requirements and/or initiatives.

With a continual increase in the use of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels as the structural load bearing material in the formation of multi-storey properties, our latest Risk Topic looks to summarise what a CLT panel is, and highlights key risks for construction projects and beyond.

Find out more in our recent Risk Topic.

For more information, please speak with your local Zurich contact.

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