Construction is officially set to begin on a 100-acre, $ 73 million timber innovation center in Washington state. First announced in July 2020, the Darrington Wood Innovation Center will house a mass-timber production facility and serve as a hub for innovative wood product manufacturing.
Apex Clean Energy, based in Charlottesville Virginia, develops, constructs and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities across North America.
The frame of a building normally has the greatest impact on the climate. On average the frame of a four to eight story apartment building will account for 45% of the building’s climate footprint.
While climate change and its related effects remain a global challenge, British Columbia municipalities are taking action to reduce its impact at the local level.
Kalesnikoff Lumber is a fourth-generation family-owned company based in Castlegar, B.C. with roots that date back to 1939, when three brothers began a logging business on the nearby mountainside. That developed in the late 1960’s to a sawmill, and then came a dry kiln and planner operation.
Thanks to a USDA Forest Service Grant, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has been able to develop an online resource for those interested in mass timber use in tall building construction.
Freres Lumber Co. has published its first Environmental Product Declaration (EDP) for its Mass Ply Panel (MPP). Product specific information in the report was independently validated by the internationally recognized standards organization ASTM International.
The American Wood Council (AWC), a voice for the North American wood products manufacturing, representing 86% of the structural wood products industry, is applauding the passage of the rec National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Commercial real estate (CRE) developers and their construction industry partners are constantly on the lookout for new and innovative materials to build with, and many CRE developers have found it . . . Wood.
Recent wildfires have ravaged forested areas along the West Coast and other parts of North America. It is easy to point to climate change for the severity of the problem. However, another problem, which is man-made also must shoulder some of the blame and can now be part of the solution.