Tag Archives: Gluelam

Wooden Glulam (Week1-Week 2).

The arrival of the house frame is always a defining moment as it means that stage one of the concrete foundation is ready as per specification.

Self Build Passive House
Self Build Passive House

As previously mentioned a few of the reasons for selecting a glulam beam system was that it allows for a flexible open plan design in the future where internal walls can be moved. It should also simplify the air-tightness strategy and the running of services.

Frame Arrival

The first few days were spent installing the posts and brackets.

Gluelam
Glue-lam posts Self Build
Gluelam
Glu-lam wall section Passive House Self Build

 

Brackets on ring beam

 

Glelam Passive House Self Build
Internal View of structure of Passive House