First municipal building completed under British Columbia Wood First Act opens in Village of Nakusp

Posted by Rumin Mann
June 27th, 2011

The Emergency Services Centre in Nakusp, British Columbia is the first municipal building in British Columbia to be completed under the province’s Wood First Act, which requires provincially-funded projects to use wood as the primary building material.

Nakusp also has its own Wood First resolution.

The Emergency Services Centre features a fire hall, search and rescue centre, ambulance station and regional training centre. Construction material was secured and milled through a local community forest company.

 

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