Summer Wood Cluster Seminars in August – Kootenay Region – Deadline extended to Aug 15

Posted by Rumin Mann
August 8th, 2012

Wood Works! BC will be holding the Summer Wood Cluster Seminars  in the Kootenays in August.

Plywood 101 – Paul Jaehrlich P.Eng. from CertiWood will provide a comprehensive overview of the Canadian plywood industry. Learn how to specify the right panel grades and wood species for the job including best practices for painting in exterior applications. He will also discuss the plywood manufacturing process and it’s quality control with an in-depth look at plywood’s engineering properties.

Wood First & The Demonstration Projects – Werner Hofstätter, Wood First Advisor from Wood WORKS! BC will provide an overview of where we are at since the introduction of the Wood First Act in B.C. including what its impact has been on the design community. Learn about innovative building systems by examining recently completed demonstration projects across B.C. with a discussion on what’s next for wood construction in B.C. and Canada

This free, two-part luncheon seminar will be held in four locations across the Okanagan region:

August 27: Revelstoke – Hillcrest Hotel, Mt. Revelstoke Room
August 28: Golden – Prestige Inn, Purcell Room
August 29: Cranbrook-Prestige Rocky Mountain Hotel, Fernie Salon
August 30: Nelson – Prestige Lakeside Resort, Monashee Salon

The luncheon seminars are free of charge and run from 10:30am – 1:30 pm – 2 Core LUs

Register before August 15, 2012 by contacting Linda Shauer at

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