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NRC initiatives meeting industry needs

To adapt to Canada’s constantly changing construction landscape, the industry—from manufacturers to builders to building owners—requires better, safer, energy-efficient and more affordable construction materials and technology.

Mid-Rise Wood Buildings: Improving products for taller wood buildings

With Canada on track to become one of the largest construction markets in the world by 2020, demand for wood buildings between 5 and 12 storeys in height continues to increase. Pilot projects have demonstrated that significant economic benefits can be realized from using wood in mid-rise buildings, including lower construction costs and less construction time.

NRC Fire Research Facilities

This is a special issue of Construction Innovation, highlighting the fire research facilities and projects of NRC Construction. The research projects are reported in a series of articles in this issue. An outline of the Fire Research facilities is included[…..]