A guide on wood in commercial applications
Structural wood products offer viable and innovative solutions for low-rise commercial buildings. This guide, intended specifically for the Canadian market was the result of more than seventy multi-disciplinary individuals working collaboratively in its development and is a resource for design and construction professionals looking to use wood in commercial applications. The guide includes six design templates for low-rise commercial projects: light-frame wood, heavy timber, mass timber, and hybrid construction solutions.
- Light-frame wood options
- Heavy timber, mass timber, and hybrid construction options
- Fire performance in light-frame wood and mass timber structures
- Noise control in light-frame wood and mass timber structures
- Building enclosure and moisture management considerations