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Construction of two demonstration houses employing sugar cane rind building materials

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub38255
Auteur
Onysko, D.M.
Shields, J.A. (Jack)
Date
June 1980
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Onysko, D.M.
Shields, J.A. (Jack)
Collaborateur
Canadian International Development Agency
Date
June 1980
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
76 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Residential construction
Research
Building construction
Localisation
Ottawa, Ontario
Langue
English
Résumé
Building construction - Research
Building research - Residential
Board Products - Sugar Rind
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Decision aids for durable wood construction

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub41281
Auteur
O'Connor, J.
Date
March 2003
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
O'Connor, J.
Collaborateur
Canada. Canadian Forest Service.
Date
March 2003
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
10 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Process control
CAD Computer aided design
Design
Building construction
Série
Canadian Forest Service No. 19;1052
W-1962
Localisation
Vancouver, British Columbia
Langue
English
Résumé
For several years, Decision Aids has been addressing knowledge and technology transfer gaps in the design and construction sector that have had negative consequences for the image of wood. Since June 2000 we have been operating a public web site, together with the Canadian Wood Council, as a primary mechanism for conveying information to the building industry on wood durability. The web site’s popularity is growing, with October 2002 a record month for visits (3,748). In 2002/2003, we added substantial new material to the site, we brought the French side fully up-to-date, and we reconfigured the site’s appearance and structure. In 2002/2003, we also continued to develop our participation in building science academic development at UBC and BCIT. This kind of involvement with the universities that are teaching tomorrow’s building designers and consultants has become the preferred route for Decision Aids to meet its mandate for filling current knowledge gaps in durability. In particular, we have stayed closely aligned with BCIT in its pursuit of funding for the development of an outdoor test facility for building envelope assemblies. Such a facility will be an important tool for filling information gaps regarding best practice design with wood in rainy climates.
Process control - Computers
Building construction - Process control
Buildings - Durability
Building construction - Design
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