Welcome to the Institute of Timber Frame Builders
“The Seal of Controlled Quality”
The Institute of Timber Frame Builders promotes and maintains acceptable Standards with regard to all Aspects and Disciplines of Timber Construction and to ensure protection of consumer interests. ITFB members are very proud of their unblemished construction track record, a track record that dates back from the late 70’s
Benefits of belonging to the ITFB:
Will belong to an organisation that sets and maintains the standards in timber frame building.
Has access to an unbiased mediation service
Will have a reputation for adhering to strict construction standards and proper business ethics.
Will share in an increasing and invaluable pool of technical knowledge
Will belong to an organisation that educates councils, architects and engineers on the Standards with respect to timber construction.
Will belong to an organisation that is continually creating public awareness about timber frame, and increasing its acceptability through workshops and marketing campaigns
The ITFB is a founding member of The Wood Foundation and thus works closely with a number of other leading industry organisations to promote the use of timber in construction and other applications.
Other benefits include the ITFB’s annual prestigious building awards.
The Mission Statement of the ITFB is to Promote and Maintain acceptable standards with regard to all aspects and disciplines of Timber Construction and to ensure protection of consumer interests.
Code of Ethics
Abide by the Constitution of the Institute of Timber frame Builders
Promote fair competition among members of the institute
Ensure design and construction is within the relevant National Building Regulations, SANS code of Practice(SANS 10082)approved plans and specifications
Uphold a standard acceptable to the Institute and to report deviations to the Executive Board
Accept the Executive Boards right to appoint a sub-committee to investigate any deviations and abide by the decision taken by this board.