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Timber Concrete Hybrid Flooring System Tested

8 August 2023

A patented hybrid timber floor system (HTFS) by EllisDon Construction and DIALOG has completed small-scale and fire testing and is now moving on to large-scale tests in Vancouver.

The HTFS combines cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels with steel and concrete to reduce embodied carbon emissions by 25 per cent compared to standard steel and concrete methods, the companies say.

CLT panels are 2×6- or 2×4-(inch) planks which are cross-laminated in a stack to become one solid piece of wood.

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