Industry pushes back on code sidestepping friendly to taller wood buildings
- Published: Tuesday, 08 September 2015 11:56
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Cement Association of Canada (CAC), Ottawa; CP staff
Cement and concrete interests are questioning the Quebec government’s decision to bypass the usual building code development process by allowing construction of taller (> five stories) wood buildings on the basis of a guide developed by the Régie du bâtiment du Québec and FPInnovations, a private research center dedicated to supporting the Canadian forest industry.