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. 

Click here to request a password. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, email info@bcfii.ca.

Also, to access a comprehensive library of technical research compiled from around the globe, visit the Think Wood research library.  

Title Author Datesort ascending Reports Area
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
Seismic Performance of Mid-Rise Timber Structures - Collapse Prevention
Yuan, Li, Frank C. F. Lam
2012 Wood Building Systems
Study of 6 Storey Wood Frame 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
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
Study of 8 Storey Heavy Timber Buildings of Group D Occupancy
GHL Consultants
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
Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs): Market Assessment for Canadian Wood Products
FII/FPInnnovations
2011 Environment / Green Building / Certification
Wood Usage in Non-Residential and Multifamily Construction in British Columbia - 2009 Benchmark
FPInnovations
2011 Wood Building Systems
Development of Technology for Cross Laminated timber Building Systems
Dominggus Yawalata / Frank C.F. Lam
2011 Wood Building Systems, Mountain Pine Beetle Wood