Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: mass timber

Centennial College’s A Block Expansion Project achieves zero carbon certification.

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The Centennial College A Block Expansion Project is looking to be one of the first mass timber, net-zero carbon post secondary education facilities, and...

George Brown College breaks ground on province’s tallest wood building

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The largest-ever donation to George Brown College paved the way for a groundbreaking event, supporting the ongoing Waterfront Campus expansion with an Ontario first...

‘Ontario leading the way in mass timber’

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Ontario is on its way to becoming a world leader in mass timber construction, according to the comments made during an information session hosted...

Setting the standard for measuring embodied carbon in timber construction

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Timber Development UK is bringing clarity to how to account for embodied carbon in timber construction with a newly released technical paper. ‘Assessing the carbon-related...

The Future is Hybrid 

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Using materials where they make the most sense. By Vincent Davenport and Mark Gaglione  In Canada, mass timber construction is literally being taken to new heights,...

Mass Timber: Shaping the Future

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Mass timber projects are becoming a part of the everyday development landscape. By John Tenpenny With changes to the building code now allowing for taller wood...

RESCON president named to hybrid steel and timber building project

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Richard Lyall, president of the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), has been appointed to a steering committee of the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings...

B.C. advances low-carbon building technologies

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British Columbian homes and workplaces will benefit from more made-in-B.C. solutions aimed at reducing building energy costs and pollution. The CleanBC Building Innovation (CBBI) Fund...

Groundbreaking held at new University of Calgary business school

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Without the fanfare or photo-ops typical of a groundbreaking ceremony, construction is underway at the University of Calgary on a new home for the...

B.C. announces changes to its building code

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The Government of British Columbia has announced updates to the B.C. Building and Plumbing Code (B.C. Building Code), aimed at supporting innovative construction methods...
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