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Thanks for a Great 2017 Toronto Wood Solutions Fair!

The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products. This one-day educational event, presented at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 2nd by Ontario Wood WORKS! and the Canadian Wood Council, showcased wood use in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through a trade show and seminars. Thanks to this year’s attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, and everyone else who helped make the event a success!

CLICK HERE for speaker bios   |  CLICK HERE for presentation abstracts   | CLICK HERE for the exhibitor list 

For more information please contact Sarah Hicks toll-free at 1-866-886-3574 ext. 3.  We thankfully acknowledge the support of our partners whose support makes the Wood Solutions Fair possible.

We also extend sincere thanks to the expert speakers who have graciously made PDF versions of their presentations available.

Adam Robertson Wood Products – Climate Change and Carbon Benefits

Cristian Wallace Acoustics – Avoiding complaints and meeting / exceeding building code requirements

Ineke Van Zeeland New Sound Transmission Performance Requirements for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in the 2015 National Building Code of Canada

Kevin Rocchi CLT Design: Using CWC’s 2017 Wood Design Manual and WoodWorks® Sizer software

Patrick Crabbe Mid-Rise Cost Comparison: Steel, Concrete, Wood

Paul Mackie Western Red Cedar: Distinctive, Sustainable Design

Robert Jonkman Effective R-Value Calculator for Walls: A free tool to demonstrate compliance with prescriptive wall provisions of OBC’s SB-12

Andy Teasell “The price is right, but will this product work in a Mid‐Rise project?” Tips to help you pick the right products and fire‐resistance assemblies

Marianne Berube Lynn Embury Williams North American Wood Design Awards: A Showcase of Award Winning Projects

Anthony Thistleton Building Dalston Lane, the World’s Largest CLT Structure