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Code advancements in tall wood construction

The 2020 National Building Code of Canada (NBC) will likely include regulatory language for mass timber buildings up to 12 storeys. A new type of construction will be introduced: Encapsulated mass timber construction. To achieve an encapsulation rating of not less than 50 minutes, there are several options, but stone wool stands out as a high-performance solution for protecting structural elements.

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