Technical/Environmental Research

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Title Authorsort descending Date Reports Area
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
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
China Rail Tie Market Analysis
Fiducia Management Consultants
2006 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Green building rating systems and how they relate to wood
2010 Environment / Green Building / Certification
Comparing the Flatwise Modulus of Elasticity (Eflat) of Green Lodgepole Pine Lumber & Grey-Stage Dry MPB Lumber
FII - Internal Project
2007 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
A Carbon Footprint of Four Canadian Wood Products Delivered to the UK as per PAS 2050 Methodology
FII - Internal Project
2007 Environment / Green Building / Certification
Wood, Concrete, Steel: Competitive Environment for British Columbia Wood and Wood Products in North America
FII / Fleishman Hillard International Communications
2010 Sign in to view this report Environment / Green Building / Certification