In North Saanich Again

Another beautiful new home in the making in North Saanich, BC. Pacific Truss contributed to it’s integrity by supplying their quality engineered floors and roof trusses.

In Colwood

Another quality engineered roof from Pacific Truss for this new home in Colwood.

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Another in North Saanich

Pacific Truss supplies engineered floors and trusses for this new home in North Saanich, BC being built by JF Construction.

106th Cobble Hill Fair

106th cobble hill fairPacific Truss is proud to support the Cobble Hill Fair again this year!

Cobble Hill celebrates it 106th fair , August 22, 2015, showcasing all that is great about living in the South Cowichan area. Every fair is alive with activity and entertainment for the whole family. The Cobble Hill Fair celebrates our past while cultivating our future.

Click here for more information on the Cobble Hill Fair.

Wood Specification Green Building Rating System Guides

Via Naturally Wood

The Building Green with Wood Toolkit is a resource when considering building rating systems, maximizing LEED points using wood, codes and any other “green”-related initiatives. This PDF includes all 10 Wood Specification – Green Building Rating System Guides. 

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At the Market

We’ve supplied new engineered wood trusses for the Farmer’s Market in Duncan where A&A Contracting are busy building.

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Wood is energy efficient

Via Naturally Wood

Energy efficiency is one of the cornerstones of green building: roughly 40%-50% of North America’s carbon emissions are attributed to buildings and nearly all of that is the energy they consume.

Wood buildings can require less energy to construct and operate over time. Through research and development, the wood industry continues to develop building systems that offer greater air tightness, less conductivity and more thermal mass – including prefabricated systems that contribute to the low energy requirements of Passive House and Net Zero designs.

Wood is more efficient than steel and concrete in the amount of energy used in processing, manufacturing and transporting to the worksite (the embodied energy). Plus, wood is completely renewable and recyclable.

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Cobble Hill Fairgrounds

The Cobble Hill Fairgrounds are adding a new building to help make their grounds more efficient for fair goers.This new structure is being built by S&B Construction and those handsome trusses were supplied by, none other than, Pacific Truss!

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Bike to Work Week

Pacific Homes & Truss were happy to participate in the Bike to Work Week again this year. We had 10 staff riders, logging 31 trips, over 500 km and we finished first in the Cowichan Valley business category. Way to go Pacific riders, looking forward to next year already!

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A new training facility for BC’s marine rescue volunteers

 Jim Lee, President of the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue writes,

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“Thank you very much for your recent donation.

Your donation will go directly towards construction of our new Training Facility for British Columbia’s 1,200 marine rescue volunteers. As you know, with the support of Pacific Truss construction is well underway on a new building that will house our Fast Rescue Craft Simulator and other instructional facilities. Your help means we are creating an even stronger learning environment for our volunteers.

Thank you again for providing this generous donation.”