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 […]
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 […]
Expert opinions suggest that when you thermally modify wood it increases the durability rating of the wood significantly. Test reports on wood that has been thermally modified wood using North American Ash are given much better durability ratings compared to other wood species that have not been thermally modified. Durability is one of the key […]
The simple answer is yes. There is not a natural exterior wood product that will not fade over time when being exposed to the suns UV rays. UV light has the most impact on color change. You only have to put a piece of unfinished wood out in direct sunlight for a short time with […]
Thermally modified wood has been in the North American marketplace for several years but until recently it was never really accepted as a serious alternative to traditional construction materials due to the unknown’s about its origin and the technology associated with it. First attempts into the North American marketplace were simply not very successful for […]