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Fire safety design for non-residential buildings

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Author
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2002
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2002
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
10 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Safety
Residential construction
Design
Series Number
General Revenue 2400
E-3637
Location
Sainte-Foy, Québec
Language
English
Abstract
The wood products industry wants to expand its market share in non-residential buildings. This is a challenging goal because building codes exhibit a bias against the use of wood products, particularly in the construction of non-residential buildings. The move towards adoption of performance-based building codes offers the promise of eliminating such biases. However, in order to be prepared for the introduction of performance-based codes, architects, engineers and building code officials have pointed out the need for engineering tools to assess the fire performance of buildings. This five-year project was initiated to develop fire-safety design tools for non-residential wood-frame buildings, and to foster development and delivery of educational programs to train students and practitioners in performance-based fire-safety design. In order to achieve these goals an NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Fire Safety Engineering was established at Carleton University in March of 2001. This report summarises the progress towards these goals made by the Chair in his first year of tenure.
Non-residential buildings
Fire safety design
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Équilibre de l’humidité de parements en bois - rapport 2017-2018

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52649
Author
Barbuta, Costel
Date
Août 2018
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
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Author
Barbuta, Costel
Date
Août 2018
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
255 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Humidity
Trimming
Residential construction
Language
French
Abstract
Rapport de projet qui vise à évaluer dans le temps les conditions hygrothermiques retrouvées dans la cavité de ventilation derrière les planches de parement et de caractériser le comportement des planches de parement exposées à des conditions météorologiques réelles à partir d'un dispositif expérimental de pleine grandeur.
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