Upcoming Events

November 18 - 22

Kiln Drying Workshop

A comprehensive, hands-on introduction to drying technology taught from a practical, real-life perspective and backed with solid explanations into the scientific background of drying.

This highly-regarded workshop discusses the key processes and concepts involved in drying wood. Beginning with wood properties and moisture movement, students become familiar with kiln design considerations, drying schedules and kiln loading considerations. Other topics include drying with air, drying degrade, lumber storage and handling, control systems and power plants.

Date: November 18 - 22

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, UBC
2424 Main Mall St., Vancouver

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November 19

Sound Principles and Noise Control in Homes

This three-hour webinar will examine site assessment for noise sources and provide strategies to reduce noise intrusion including, building enclosure design and construction to reduce community and traffic noise transmission into homes – including wood-frame exterior walls, window IGU selection and framing details, noise control between units – through common walls and floors as well as practical strategies and construction details to create quiet spaces inside homes and acoustics ratings such as STC, ASTC, IIC, FIIC to support selection of materials and assemblies to meet BC Building Code and health guidelines.

Date: November 19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Brix Studio
102-211 Columbia Street, Vancouver

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November 22

Innovative Zero Emissions Wood Buildings Technical Workshop

This workshop will help participants develop and shape the next generation of high-performance solutions, processes and products for wood buildings in B.C. Using local case studies, including residential and commercial buildings, participants will collaborate with experts across industry silos to develop solutions and details for future wood building design, identify barriers and opportunities, and inform industry best practices to help confront pressing challenges, such as sustainability and affordability through the innovative and practice use of wood.

This workshop has been approved for 6 AIBC Core Learning Units.

Date: November 22

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Vancouver Regional Construction Association
3636 E 4th Ave, Vancouver

November 27

2019 Wood Design Luncheon Conferences (Victoria)

This annual conference features presentations on current topics in architecture, engineering, design and construction with wood by experts in wood design and building while suppliers are on hand with their exhibits to answer questions about wood products and systems.

Date: November 27

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Victoria Conference Centre
720 Douglas Street, Victoria

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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

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