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CABR LCA findings support WFC Applications

 
A recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Research shows that wood frame construction (WFC) projects can greatly reduce carbon emissions during the building’s full life cycle compared with steel and concrete structures, which is… more

China Economic Update

China’s GDP increased 6.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, slowing from a 6.4 percent expansion in the previous three-month period and matching market expectations. It was the lowest growth rate since the first quarter… more

Korean Architect Explains Why Wood Infill Wall is Chosen

“A wood infill wall system could provide a common solution for load-bearing frames made from steel and concrete. The increasingly stringent requirement for energy-efficient buildings in Korea is among the main driving forces behind the… more

NLT Roof Structure Fire Tests Successful

As part of our current market access technical development projects, COFI and the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association are aiming to obtain the ministerial approval of floor/roof diaphragms made from dimension based Nail-Laminated… more

Prefabricated Energy-Saving Cladding System Launched

The Matechstone Taixing project supported by Canada Wood China (CW China) was completed in June. It is the first commercial demonstration project using a precast concrete and wood infill building envelop system in China. A project opening… more

Tour of Wooden Resorts Inspires Developers

An early summer trip to visit five wooden resort hotels built with Canadian lumber in and nearby Hangzhou city attracted more than 50 professionals in mid-June, including five real estate developers from central and eastern China. After… more

Canada Wood University Lecture on Global Wood Trends

On June 25th, Canada Wood Japan’s Shawn Lawlor delivered a lecture on sustainable green building at Showa Women’s University Department of Architecture. A total of 89 undergraduate students attended the lecture. The topics included an… more

A Tokyo Tradition: Canada Wood Shipper’s Meetings

COFI shippers got together at Canada Wood Tokyo office on June 19th to review recent market access and market development topics.  Canada Wood Tokyo Office hosts these shipper’s meetings approximately 4 times a year for Tokyo based… more

MOU with Dankook University to Advance Super E Together

Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation (IACF) operated by Dankook University and Canada Wood Korea (CWK) signed an MOU to agree to advance the business opportunities for wood frame construction by enhancing technical exchange and talent… more