Upcoming Events

August 12

Live Webinar: Fire Retardant Wood Products & Applications

We will look specifically at wood products that increase fire protection for home and commercial property owners without sacrificing the beauty and durability of natural wood. This session primarily covers code legal “Class A” Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) products mandated its use in the construction today under ASTM E84 or NFPA 255, and CAN/UCL S102 or ULC 723. This includes extended tests under ASTM D2898(12week Accelerated Weathering with Rain and UV), required in many exterior applications. This session will be presented by an industry professional from Channel-Ex Corporation.

Date: August 12

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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August 13

Live Webinar: The Truth About Wood: The Environmental Benefits of Specifying Certified Sustainable Wood Products

This course will explain the environmental importance of sustainable forest management, forest certifications, chain-of-custody certifications, forestry carbon cycles, certified sustainable wood products, and how to spot greenwashing claims by some manufacturers. This session will be presented by an industry professional from Craft Artisan Wood Floors.

Date: August 13

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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August 14

Live Webinar: Lodges, Cabins & Off-Grid Retreats: Designing and Building with Pre-Fabricated Western Red Cedar Interlocking System

With the global imperative to move to a low carbon economy, the way buildings are designed, manufactured and built is a key component. In this session, we will look at the considerations for low embodied carbon and high carbon sequestering buildings, at pre-fabricated interlocking wood building systems and with a specific focus on lodges (e.g. cultural, golf, fishing, yoga), cabins, and off-grid retreat projects.

Date: August 14

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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August 18

Live Webinar: Architectural Wall Panels — From the West Coast Forest Floor to Project Site

This presentation tells the story from the tree, specifically the Western Red Cedar, through sustainably managed processing into beautiful engineered wooden panels for exterior and interior walls, garage doors, and cabinet doors. This presentation also looks at how engineered edge-glued and cross-laminated Western Red Cedar panels can address these concerns, and how it compares with other cladding materials. This session will be presented by an industry professional from Silva Panel.

Date: August 18

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Project Gallery

Our comprehensive Project Gallery contains quick access to a large database of projects. Each profile contains a detailed overview of the project as well as the wood used to achieve the end result.

Project Gallery

Carbon Calculator

With growing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance functionality and cost objectives with reduced environmental impact. The Carbon Calculator is a free tool that evaluates the carbon footprint of a wood building and provides results that include carbon storage and avoided emissions.

Carbon Calculator

B.C. Supplier Directory

British Columbia wood product suppliers offer a wide range of high-quality wood in both construction and appearance grades. Manufacturers in B.C. deliver a variety of commodity and specialized wood products – from dimensional lumber, engineered, mass timber and speciality products, to furniture, doors and windows, pulp, paper and pellets.

B.C. Supplier Directory

Resource Library

View our educational resource library consisting of wood-based case studies, modules, guides, videos, fact sheets, research and toolkits.

Resource Library

Research Library

B.C. is recognized globally for leadership in research, development and use of advanced wood products and technology. The Research Library contains a selection of recent B.C. studies, as well as links to B.C.-based research centres and the Think Wood Research Library with 1,500 more resources.

Research Library

Image Library

The B.C. forest industry can download and use any of over 2,000 high-quality professional photographs at no charge for upcoming projects.

Image Library