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Mass Timber Conference – Ingenium 2021

Mass Timber Conference – Ingenium 2021

Back by popular demand: Connect with the Mass Timber Experts @ Ingenium 2021 Learn about Mass Timber Building Case Studies with Jack Keays. When: Friday, October 29, 2021  - 1:30 pm  - 2:30 pm CST. This presentation discusses a series of projects, including 1475...

Mass Timber in Progress: Winnipeg

Mass Timber in Progress: Winnipeg

Mass timber installation near completion at our project, a new memory care building, located at 1475 Molson Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Vortex Fire served as the Building Code - Mass Timber consultant for this project. Partnership with: Bird Construction MMP...

Mass Timber Design Manual

Mass Timber Design Manual

Mass Timber Goes High-Tech Mass timber is a new category of wood product that can transform how America builds, supporting a low carbon future for the built environment. This spring, Think Wood and WoodWorks are releasing their first-ever Mass Timber Design Manual, a...

Demystifying Tall Wood Buildings Webinar presented by Jack Keays

Demystifying Tall Wood Buildings Webinar presented by Jack Keays

Wood is a low-cost, efficient, and renewable structural material. Today, light wood frame is commonplace in construction up to six storeys tall, but code restrictions have not allowed taller wood buildings—until recently.  In Canada’s 2020 National Building Code, a...

Key changes to NFPA 101 “Life Safety Code” (2021 Edition)

Key changes to NFPA 101 “Life Safety Code” (2021 Edition)

NFPA has recently released the 2021 Edition of the NFPA 101 “Life Safety Code”. There are several modifications to the code to improve life safety based on new research and lessons learnt from recent fire incidents. Some of the key changes are highlighted below: Means...

Vortex Fire COVID-19 Update

Vortex Fire COVID-19 Update

At Vortex Fire, the well-being and safety of our team and their families are our top priorities. Following the unprecedented developments with COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Vortex Fire is instructing its employees to work from home. During this temporary arrangement, please...

Urban Toronto

Urban Toronto

Check out Vortex Fire's profile on UrbanToronto.ca, featuring some of our projects in the GTA.

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