Entries by Ivana Duchoňová

New: gas analysis of formaldehyde leakage from countertops for IKEA suppliers

The Timber Research Institute is now allowing its customers to assess the level of formaldehyde leakage from wood-based panels in its accredited laboratory. The new test equipment analyses the formaldehyde leakage rate of wood-based panels according to EN ISO 12460-3 Wood-based panels – Determination of formaldehyde leakage – Part 3: Gas analysis method. This method […]

Applications for seminars Wood protection

On 30 March and 7 April 2022, the Timber Research Institute will hold a one-day seminar on Wood Protection in the Materials and Product Testing Room in Březnice (attendance only). It is intended for professionals who are involved in wood structure condition surveys, protection and remediation. Seminar programme Biotic wood pests, fungi, moulds, insects Structural […]

Seminar and webinar Special use of wood in historical buildings

The Society for Technology and Preservation of Historic Places, STOP, is hosting a seminar and simultaneous webinar for professionals on March 31, 2022. Key in this seminar will be historic buildings in terms of their significant attributes that characterize the building type. Three groups of buildings have been selected: religious, vernacular and technical or utilitarian […]

Debate on the possibilities of multi-storey wooden buildings in the Czech Republic

The Jaroslav Fragner Gallery hosted the exhibition White Arkitekter: A HEART OF WOOD until mid-March. It was the first exhibition of one of the most important Swedish architectural studios in the Czech Republic and featured the innovative use of CLT panels for high-rise buildings. The internationally active White Arkitekter office is dedicated to environmentally and […]