News 2019-05-27T18:04:29+00:00

Latest News in Fire Safety Engineering from CHM Fire Consultants

Recent Publications


World Conference on Timber Engineering – 2018
Test Methods to Evaluate the Adhesive Performance in CLT when Exposed to Fire
Steven Craft, David Barber, Michael Klippel, Joachim Schmid, Andrea Frangi


Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine – June/July 2018
Fire Risk Assessment for Tall Wood Buildings by Dr. Steven Craft


Municipal World – May 2018
Alternative Solutions for Tall Wood Buildings by Dr. Steven Craft


Ontario Building Code – October 2017
Ontario’s Tall Wood Building Reference – A Technical Resource for Developing Alternative Solutions Under Ontario’s Building Code
Craft, S.T. and Moses, D.
Produced for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry



Ineke Van Zeeland will be presenting as an expert guest speaker at the ROCKWOOL™ Symposium Designing for Lasting Impact – The Science Behind Better Building Enclosures. She will be joined by Ted Kesik (University of Toronto), and Graham Finch (RDH) at ROCKWOOL’S™ Milton, ON plant to discuss building science, mid-rise wood buildings, fire safety, and resilient building design. June 13, 2019


Dr. Steven Craft will be presenting an overview of Tall Wood Buildings at the Southern Ontario Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers’s Annual General Meeting on May 14, 2019. The presentation will focus on some recent examples of tall wood buildings and the research which has been conducted in North America over the last decade on mass timber construction and its fire performance.


Dr. Steven Craft will be presenting Fire Performance of Mass Timber Construction at the Atlantic Wood Works Design Seminar Oct 16,17 and 18, 2018.