Timberframe Construction is one of the oldest forms of construction known to man and has proven to be durable and has excellent performance characteristics for acoustics and fire.

Timber Frame, despite its long history, is also a modern method of construction and is a particularly good form of construction due to its low carbon footprint.   Extremely accurate tolerances ensure well constructed air tight buildings to meet the most stringent regulations.

Used in conjunction with IJMs unique EcoWall Solutions passive standard construction can be achieved ensuring the most energy efficient house on the market today.

Timberframe Construction is also the most widely used form of construction with over 70% of the eveloped world living in one.


Worldwide Usage

  • Scandinavia  90%

  • USA 80%

  • Canada 90%

  • UK 21%

  • Scotland 66%

  • Ireland 27%

  • Australia 80%

  • New Zealand 75%


Benefits of Timber Frame

  • Speed of build (less time on site)

  • Factory controlled Product - tolerances high

  • Suitable for problematic sites such as brown fields with difficult ground conditions (lightweight alternative)

  • Ease of compliance with current building regulations (revised part L)

  • Easy method of obtaining house of tomorrow grant

  • Not subject to thermal looping

  • Fast heating response time

  • Higher ratings under new energy rating certificate (January 2007) Typically B Rated

  • Flexible design options

  • Allows for simultaneous trades

  • Less settlement and internal cracking (services)

  • Air Tight Construction to Accredited details in UK and accepted details in Ireland



      Providing comprehensive Timber Frame packages to Self Builders, Builders, Contractors and solutions through partnering with Architectural & Engineering Professions all over Ireland & the U.K. to include N. Ireland, England, Scotland & Wales.