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Advanced wood-based solutions for mid-rise and high-rise construction: Mid-rise wood exit shaft demonstration fire test report

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub49832
Auteur
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Bénichou, Noureddine
Date
April 2018
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Bénichou, Noureddine
Collaborateur
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service
Date
April 2018
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
48 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Wood
Fire
Building code
Residential construction
Langue
English
Résumé
FPInnovations conducted a research project to study the construction of mid-rise wood exit shafts in Ontario and Québec. The scope of the project included an investigation into the concerns that have been raised in regards to the use of wood exits in mid-rise buildings, an analysis of recent Canadian fire statistics in residential multi-family structures, and a fire demonstration of a mass timber wall and supported light-frame floor. This report describes the fire demonstration completed as part of this project; this report acts as a supplement to the full project report.
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Advanced wood-based solutions for mid-rise and high-rise construction: exit fire separations in mid-rise Wood buildings

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub49853
Auteur
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Date
March 2018
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Collaborateur
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service
Date
March 2018
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
91 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Wood
Fire
Building code
Residential construction
Langue
English
Résumé
In 2015, the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) [1] adopted prescriptive provisions to allow the construction of mid-rise (5- and 6-storey) buildings using combustible construction. These types of buildings were already permitted under the British Columbia Building Code, as of 2009 [2]. In2014 the Province of Ontario filed an amendment to also allow mid-rise wood buildings, however, it required that the exit fire separations be built using noncombustible construction having a fire resistance rating (FRR) of not less than 1.5-hr, which was an increase from the 1-hr requirement in the NBCC. The Québec Construction Code has also filed amendments to allow mid-rise wood construction and also limits exit stairwells to use noncombustible construction.
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Characterization of fires in residential buildings

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub2614
Auteur
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2009
Édition
39208
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2009
Édition
39208
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
4 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Fire
Building construction
Residential construction
Série
General Revenue
4918
Localisation
Québec, Québec
Langue
English
Résumé
Fires, Building - Tests
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Characterization of fires in residential buildings

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub2510
Auteur
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2008
Édition
39095
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2008
Édition
39095
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
4 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Fire
Building construction
Residential construction
Série
General Revenue Report Project No. 4918
4918
Localisation
Québec, Québec
Langue
English
Résumé
Fires, Building
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Characterization of fires in residential buildings

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub2450
Auteur
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2007
Édition
39029
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Mehaffey, J.R. (Jim)
Date
March 2007
Édition
39029
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
3 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Fire
Building construction
Residential construction
Série
General Revenue
4918
Localisation
Québec, Québec
Langue
English
Résumé
Fires, Building - Tests
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Moisture management in residential construction : report of a study tour to Norway and Sweden

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub41601
Auteur
Onysko, D.M.
Date
March 1984
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
£/5V?.pdF MOISTURE MANAGEMENT IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION: REPORT OF A STUDY TOUR TO NORWAY
Auteur
Onysko, D.M.
Date
March 1984
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
12 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Wood frame
Wood
Walls
Sweden
Residential construction
Série
E-1549
Localisation
Ottawa, Ontario
Langue
English
Résumé
The study tour to Norway and Sweden was planned and coordinated by Russell C. Moody and Anton TenWolde from the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory. Forintek Canada Corp. was invited to participate on the tour with them with a view to beginning cooperative planning and research in areas of environmental concern, specifically moisture management in wood framed structures. The tour took place from August 17 to September 1, 1983. The author also stopped off in England to visit the British Research Establishment Laboratory in Princes Risborough and the TRADA laboratory in the same vicinity. Special appreciation is accorded to Mr. Torbjorn Schmidt at the Swedish Forest Products Laboratory in Stockholm and Mr. Erik Aasheim at the Norwegian Institute of Wood Technology. Their recommendations and assistance in setting up visits and tours was of great help. Mr. Schmidt also accompanied us in some of our journeys in Sweden and joined us in Norway for some of our meetings there.
Residential Construction
Wood Frame Construction
Exterior Walls - Moisture Content - Control
Norway
Sweden
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Alternatives to thick walls for home insulation

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/fr/permalink/fpipub1742
Auteur
Bellosillo, S.B.
Aplin, E.N.
Date
January 1981
Édition
38259
Genre du document
Research report
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Auteur
Bellosillo, S.B.
Aplin, E.N.
Date
January 1981
Édition
38259
Genre du document
Research report
Description physique
10 p.
Secteur
Wood Products
Domaine
Sustainable Construction
Champ de recherche
Advanced Wood Materials
Sujet
Thermal properties
Thermal analysis
Residential construction
Canada
Heat
Série
CFS project 7/1980-81
E-867
Localisation
Ottawa, Ontario
Langue
English
Résumé
Construction, Residential - Insulating Methods
Insulation (Heat) - Thermal Properties
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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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