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Red alder is the most plentiful hardwood on the Coast of British Columbia, though hardwoods make up only 5.4% of the province’s total growing stock. It is a...

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Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood...

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The magic of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games may have ended when the torch was extinguished – but the legacy lives on through the spectacular wood...

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British Columbia is renowned internationally for the quality and innovative use of wood in architecture. From the earliest First Nations longhouse to the...

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The Building Green with Wood Toolkit is a resource when considering building rating systems, maximizing LEED points using wood, codes and any other green-...

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The Vancouver Convention centre expansion was a 1.1 million-ft2 (100,000 m2) project that achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (leed®)...

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While a building’s operation over time has the greatest environmental impact, there is also energy consumed in extracting, manufacturing and transporting the...

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Highlights the environmental attributes of Canadian forest products and the achievements of the country۪s forest industry with respect to climate change.

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People spend as much as 90 per cent of their time inside buildings, and for children, adolescents and an increasing number of young adults, most of this time...

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Western larch grows in valleys and on the lower slopes of mountains in the southern Interior of British Columbia. As it is intolerant to shade it does well in...

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Liam Dewar discusses mid-rise buildings in the UK which utilizes CLT as the structural system. Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled...

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British Columbia’s forests are a global treasure– from the dry ponderosa pine forests in the southern interior to the boreal forest in the northeast to the...

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