Technical/Environmental Research

You can search below for reports that relate to each topic area. While some research is available for anyone to download, some is only available to B.C. companies, trade associations or research institutions, which require a username and password. 

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Title Authorsort descending Date Reports Area
Life Cycle Assessment of Multi-unit Residential Housing in Beijing
Canada Wood/Beijing University of Technology
2009 Environment / Green Building / Certification
Summary of Requirements for Construction Fire Safety in British Columbia
CFT Engineering
2012 Wood Building Systems
Research to Increase Wood Frame Height Limitations in the NBC 2010 from Three to Four Storeys for Group B Division 3
CFT Engineering
2012 Wood Building Systems
Review of Heavy Timber Requirements in the National Building Code 2010 - Group B Division 3
CFT Engineering
2011 Wood Building Systems
Life Cycle Carbon Emission Assessment for Wood Frame Buildings in China
China Academy of Building Research
2019 Environment / Green Building / Certification
Drying of Lumber and Storage
Ciprian Lazarescu
2018 Sign in to view this report Technical/Environmental Research
Opportunities and Challenges for SPF use in Post and Beam Construction in Japan
COFI/ Edward Matsuyama
2008 Sign in to view this report Wood Building Systems
Economic Shelf Life and Valuation of Beetle Killed Trees from BC's Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic
Council of Forest Industries
2006 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Development of Technology for Cross Laminated timber Building Systems
Dominggus Yawalata / Frank C.F. Lam
2011 Wood Building Systems, Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Hem-Fir Mass Timber Research Project
Ference & Co.
2020 Wood Building Systems