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The potential for engineered wood products in Alberta"s residential construction

J. J. Roger Cheng

The potential for engineered wood products in Alberta"s residential construction

by J. J. Roger Cheng

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Published by Alberta Municipal Affairs, Innovative Housing Grants Program in [Edmonton, Alta.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta.
    • Subjects:
    • Wood products -- Alberta.,
    • House construction -- Alberta.,
    • Engineered wood -- Alberta.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by J.J. Roger Cheng.
      ContributionsInnovative Housing Grants Program (Alta.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS810.C2 C47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 91, 3 p. :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1475203M
      ISBN 100886543290
      LC Control Number93139498
      OCLC/WorldCa28929731

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Now there is an opportunity for a step change: shifting many aspects of building activity away from traditional onsite projects to offsite manufacturing-style production.

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and Canadian engineered wood products industry. Based in Tacoma, Washington, the Association is comprised of and represents manufacturers of structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), cross-laminated timber, glued laminated (glulam) timber, wood I-joists, and laminated veneer 2 days ago  Structural wood products is a mature industry with low volatility in revenue.

The same is true for the truss manufacturing and engineered wood segment of the construction supply industry Key Drivers + Value of residential construction + Housing starts + Value of non-residential construction + Canadian-dollar exchange rate Addressable Market Ric Sinclair, Managing Director of FWPA, noted that the program is designed to build greater connectivity between the forest and wood products sector and its biggest current and traditional market.

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The technology functions by redistributing and reinforcing natural defects and by forming the products into structurally efficient shapes unachievable by sawing, thereby ‘doing more with   The global engineered wood market is estimated to reach $ billion bygrowing at a rate of percent from - Category: Percentage: 1.

Each participant of the Florida Carbon Challenge will be provided with free access to the ATHENA EcoCalculator for Residential Assemblies from the Athena Institute to determine the LCA (life cycle assessment) global warming potential impact measure for their design.

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Wood’s longstanding prominence in residential projects leads some to the erroneous belief the material is not suited to meet the needs of taller, mixed-use structures, but engineered beams not only offer the strength and durability for more high-demand applications, but they can also bring about their own set of :// The market for engineered wood is relatively new and there are relatively few array of products with desired mechanical and chemical properties.

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