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CWCT has undertaken the following research projects;

Guidance on built-up wallsCompleted 2017Details
Service life prediction of aluminium construction productsCompleted 2015Details
Design for movement in buildingsCompleted 2014Details
The case for centres of excellence in sustainable building designCompleted 2012Details
Ecolabel and GPP criteria for windows and doorsCompleted 2012Details
The use of double facades to facilitate demand controlled ventilationCompleted 2009Details
The use of BMS to control facadesCompleted 2008Details
New facade techniques - removing cold bridges Completed 2006Details
Cladding training on-line Completed 2006Details
Best practice guide to the safe erection of facades Completed 2006Details
The use of glass in the building envelope CurrentDetails
Glazing at height - guidance for designers and clients Completed 2004Details
Design for safe accessCompleted 2004Details
Detailing modern non-domestic building envelopes to comply with the new Approved Document part L of the Building Regulations Completed 2004Details
Communicating down the cladding supply chainCompleted 2004Details
WRAP: Re-cycling of architectural glassCompleted 2003Details
Warm-edge glazingCompleted 2003Details
CIMCLADCompleted 2002Details
FACETS - Fenestration And Cladding Engineering Technology SchemeCompleted 2001Details
Guide to installation of curtain wallingCompleted 2001Details
CLADD:issCompleted 2000Details
British Fenestration Rating CouncilCompleted 2000Details
Buildability assessment method for claddingCompleted 2000Details
Glass adhesive building structuresCompleted 2000Details
The development of a window with automatic shading and ventilationCompleted 2000Details
Control strategies for automated windowsCompleted 2000Details
Performance enhancement of facade fabricatorsCompleted 2000Details
Strength of fixings for natural stoneCompleted 2000Details
Natural stone databaseCompleted 1999Details
Assessment of window heat transfer (U-value) - a guide to standardsCompleted 1999Details
Durability of facadesCompleted 1999Details
Review of standards for fenestration and facadesCompleted 1999Details
Preparation of practice notes for the window and cladding industryCompleted 1999Details
The effect of edge details on the heat transfer through insulated panelsCompleted 1998Details
Failure mode and effects analysis in the cladding industryCompleted 1998Details
Validation of thermal performance design toolsCompleted 1998Details
Specification of slope glazingCompleted 1998Details
Towards a zero-defects construction cultureCompleted 1997Details
Sealed joints in the external envelope of buildingsCompleted 1997Details
Mapping and quantifying the curtain wall industryCompleted 1996Details
Fabric industry sector innovation and research strategyCompleted 1996Details
Use of advanced glazingsCompleted 1995Details
Guide to the design of thermal improved glazing framesCompleted 1995Details
Performance of gaskets in windows and cladding systemsCompleted 1994Details
Thermal performance for curtain wallsCompleted 1994Details
Research strategy for window and cladding technologyCompleted 1993Details
Resistance of windows to forced entryCompleted 1993Details
Quality of installation for windows and claddingCompleted 1993Details
A comparative study of the facade industry in the UK, Europe, Japan and the USACompleted 1992Details

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