I had the pleasure of attending this “mix & mingle” event hosted by Fabrice Spies and his company SoCal Building Solutions. It was a great opportunity to display our products while meeting the professional specifiers face to face in a casual setting. Located at the Fashion Island Hotel the event venue could not have been […]
We can all appreciate that energy production, as was well intended it may seem, can have unintended consequences. We remain a continent that demands products and services that are the direct result of energy infrastructure that, at often times, cross our ever increasing awareness of our own personal believes of what we perceive as harmful […]
I had the pleasure of attending a discussion forum on the advancement of wood structures being specified in urban areas such as the City of Toronto. The host of this event was Canada Green Building Council and sponsored by Upper Canada Forest Products. Guest speakers from the wood industry and architectural community provided insight on […]
Another successful event showcasing just how versatile wood can be utilized in modern construction designs these days. Wood is being emphasized in many structural specifications that has opened up new opportunities to utilize not only its natural beauty but its structural strength.The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction […]
For those of us involved in the thermally modified wood industry continuing education and contribution of your time and expertise is key in advancing the awareness of thermally modified wood here in North America. Becoming an active member of AWPA allows us an opportunity to be involved in the process of standardization that will be […]
Ottawa Wood Conference draws professional specifiers attention towards building with sustainable wood.
The 2018 Ottawa Wood Conference held at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa drew over 200+ architects, engineers, building officials and other members of the design community. The Ottawa conference is fast becoming the premiere event for wood education. At this years event there was several exhibitors that were showcasing wood products that could result […]