A house (1) has a pitched roof (2) formed of adjacent boards (3). Each board has two stiff face panels (3, 4) separated by insulating material (6). The edges of each board are closed by battens (7). These have longitudinal grooves to take coupling strips (8), which may be glued into place. The ends of each board are capped by battens with longitudinal tongues to engage grooves in the board ends. The end battens may be screwed to the side battens. A T-shaped metal metal fastener placed across the join, with its tongue (14) between adjacent boards (3), transmits structural loads.
|Publication status||Published - 15 Jul 1998|