The Canadian Wood Council and Wood WORKS! produces and distributes a number of case studies and publications. A list of Free publications is available for download from the CWC website. The Canadian Wood Council also publishes a number of publications that are available for purchase from the CWC/Wood WORKS! WebStore.
Online Learning with the Wood WORKS! eLearning Centre
Free online courses – found at www.woodworkselearning.com – are self-paced and available 24/7. Courses feature a prestigious international faculty of Architects, Engineers, Researchers and Educators that present online modules providing you with the most current information on wood materials, design and applications. Click HERE to browse the course catalogue.
NEW! Case Study: Brock Commons Tallwood House
NEW! Case Study: Industrial Buildings
NEW!: Mid-Rise Best Practice Guide
Case Study: Mid-Rise 2.0
Case Study: Seismic Design With Wood
Click here to download your electronic copy of the guide and here for the insert; or contact Wood WORKS! BC to receive a free hard-copy by mail.
The expansion of mid-rise wood-frame residential design across the province
21st Century Wood Design, Building and Construction Solutions – A primer for contractors and builders.
This comprehensive yet concise publication provides an overview of a new generation of wood building products, systems and techniques which are making bigger, taller and more complex wood buildings possible. This B.C. publication showcases where innovative wood products have been used in recent projects in B.C. and answers common questions.
Contact Wood WORKS! BC for a free hard-copy.
Wall Thermal Design Calculator
Developed by the Canadian Wood Council, this interactive online tool allows designers to quickly determine suitable wall assemblies for each climate zone throughout Canada. The wall assemblies will comply with any building code that enables designers to choose an effective R value.
Building with Wood in British Columbia – It’s Our Story
naturally:wood is a comprehensive information resource featuring:
- Videos and case studies on leading edge non-residential and mid-rise structures using B.C. wood products
- Guides to wood and green building
- Wide variety B.C.’s softwood and hardwood species and products
- Research and facts on B.C. forests
- 600+ B.C. manufacturers of exterior and interior, construction and finishing, specialty and reclaimed products of all kinds
To learn about new and emerging building trends, visit www.naturallywood.com.