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Codes

Reports Produced For The Province Of British...

BC Building Code requirements changed in 2009 to increase the maximum height for wood-frame residential construction from four to six storeys. Read some of the analysis that was done prior to making this change.

Codes, Fire

Char Rates Under Design Fire Scenarios

[Research In Progress] Removing woody biomass from the Nation’s forests can reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires and create healthy, resilient ecosystems. In a report from the Forest Service on the rising cost of wildfire operations, the...