September 30, 2020

Trusting the reliability of online information.

Trusting online information as to whether it’s reliable can sometimes seem overwhelming. Social media and other online platforms have gotten better at demanding the information posted […]
July 8, 2020

Laneway Homes the Future of our Cities?

The University of Toronto Campus and Facilities Planning has embarked on a significant redevelopment project by incorporating a creative solution that may go along way in […]
March 4, 2020

Architectural finishes for wood. What to consider early in the design phase.

In my continuing pursuit to seek out wood finishes that perform to my customers expectations when applied to our thermally modified wood I thought it would […]
November 5, 2019

Building Better with Wood.

A new world order of creating beautiful buildings utilizing wood has arrived. Gone are the days we had designs that were conveniently created but lacked wood […]
October 2, 2019

Playground equipment new use for thermally modified wood.

Expanded uses keep progressing with thermally modified wood. Active Playground Equipment recently developed a line of “Natural Products” incorporating our thermally modified pine decking. Owners, Ben […]
June 4, 2019

Common wood siding installation mistakes to avoid.

Installing wood siding does not need to be over thought and we can appreciate professional installers various installation approaches based on the type of material being […]
April 9, 2019

Passive Housing. Is it the future in New Construction?

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 […]
February 5, 2019

Its Music to My Ears! Thermally Modified Wood for use in Musical Instruments.

When you thermally modify wood the mechanical and acoustical properties of the wood are altered. Due to this there is a new industry emerging in the […]
December 3, 2018

What to consider when choosing wood over other siding options.

Wood siding has been a favorite for specification by Architects for many years. You could say that it’s the grandpa of architecture. Mainly installed with a […]