Prefab Wood Construction: Meeting B.C.'s ambitious energy, climate and economic objectives

Date: 
March 7, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location

Wood Innovation and Design Centre
499 George St
Prince George , BC

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With B.C.’s bold new CleanBC climate agenda and net-zero Energy Step Code targets for buildings, rapid innovations in construction are necessary.

Prefabricated wood construction offers a way to meet climate and energy targets while bolstering the economy of resource-based communities and creating new opportunities for the forest products sector.

Join us in Prince George, B.C. or online as we explore the transformative potential of prefab wood construction and the challenges and opportunities to grow this industry and to build better cities. Moderated by Alex Boston of Renewable Cities, the panel will feature Guido Wimmers of UNBC’s Wood Engineering Program and Trevor Hedstrom from Winton Homes & Cottage (a Sinclar Group Forest Products Company).

Webcast: Can't make the dialogue? This event will be webcast live, courtesy of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. Register to receive a reminder and a link to join the webcast.

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PRESENTERS

Trevor Hedstrom, Design Manager, Winton Homes & Cottages (a Sinclar Group Forest Products Company)
Guido Wimmers, Chair/Associate Professor, Wood Building Engineering at the University of Northern British Columbia

This free public dialogue is a collaboration of the City of Prince George, the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions at UNBC, Renewable Cities of the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue and the UNBC Wood Engineering program.

Following the dialogue, Prince George attendees are welcome to join a tour Canada's first passive commercial building, the Wood Innovation Research Lab, in downtown Prince George.