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Fort St. John RCMP Detachment

Fort St. John, BC
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    Mass Timber

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When complete in early 2022, it will be a 3-storey mass timber structure and 1-storey detention facility. It will be the first municipal building in Fort St. John built to a net zero energy efficiency standard. Features include: an enhanced envelope, geothermal, solar panel system, and central interconnected space for an enhanced natural daylighting strategy. The conceptual building design focused on three energy performance targets: net zero energy (NZE), PHIUS+ (Passive House Institute US) and PHI Passivhaus (Passive House Institute, Germany). Much of the building structure will be prefabricated which will produce less construction waste than typical construction methods.

Steel posts support Glulam beams and NLT (Nail-laminated timber) decking for the floors and roof. The NLT was grown, sourced and fabricated in British Columbia

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    Mass Timber, Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT), Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete)

Companies Involved:
Mass Timber Construction Manual