A selection of ebooks is available in the bookshop in .epub file format.

Ebooks may be easier to access than printed books while on the move or on site. The text and illustrations will reflow to fit your screen size so this format is a good solution for tablets and mobile phones.The following books are now available in ebook format (.epub files):

Timber frame construction

External timber cladding

Innovative timber in construction

Low energy timber frame buildings

External solar shading with wood

Off-site and modern methods of timber construction

Concise illustrated guide to timber connections

If you want to view ebooks on a laptop you may need to download Adobe Digital Editions free of charge.

More details about file types here.

New ideas for the bookshop?


As prolific publishers of information for construction professionals, we are always interested in new ideas for publications, which may fill a gap in the market or highlight an emerging topic. We welcome all your suggestions and feedback on books and other publications featured in the Bookshop.

Please contact us at with details.

Training and events

Regular training events on management certification, timber in construction, fire protection and related topics are held throughout the year by BM TRADA. 

BM TRADA courses and events

BM TRADA has a comprehensive range of training expertise and delivers both public and bespoke tailored training courses at its HQ, national venues and at clients' premises in the following areas:

A business training session in progress