Technical/Environmental Research

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Titlesort descending Author Date Reports Area
Specialty Plywood Products A way to Increase Value Recovery from Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) - Attacked Lodgepole Pine
FPInnovations - Forintek Division
2007 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood, Engineered Wood Products
Specialty Treated Landscape Product Development: Prototype Production and Evaluation
FPInnovations - Forintek Division
2007 Sign in to view this report Secondary Manufacturing, Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Stress-Wave Technology for Defect Detection and Classification of Mountain Pine Beetle Infested Logs and Lumber
UBC - Department of Wood Science and Canfor
2006 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Structural Considerations for Frame Supported Gypsum Area Separation Firewalls
FP Innovations, GHL Consultants Ltd., Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.
2015 Wood Building Systems, Performance
Stud Mill Lumber Grade and Value Yields from Green Spruce-Pine-Fir and Grey-Stage Dry Mountain Pine Beetle Attacked Logs
Frank Lam / J. David Barrett
2015 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Study of 6 Storey Wood Frame Buildings of Group D Occupancy
GHL Consultants
2012 Wood Building Systems
Study of 8 Storey Heavy Timber Buildings of Group D Occupancy
GHL Consultants
2012 Wood Building Systems
Summary of Requirements for Construction Fire Safety in British Columbia
CFT Engineering
2012 Wood Building Systems
Summary Report; Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings
FII and BSLC
2014 Wood Building Systems
The Case For Tall Wood Buildings: How Mass Timber Offers a Safe, Economical, and Environmentally Friendly Alternative for Tall Building Structures
FII/Canadian Wood Council/Wood Enterprise Coalition
2012 Wood Building Systems