The Dowel-Laminated Timber(DLT) Radium Hot Springs Centre protected from moisture intrusion


LOCATION: Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia COMPLETION: 2018 AREA: 8,000 Sq. Ft. INDUSTRY: Municipal SENSOR CLASS: Moisture monitoring for Dow Laminated Timber (DLT) panels.


With the project goal to create a “100 mile building”, maximizing the use of local wood resources, the Radium Hot Springs Community Centre was built with innovative stacked Dowel Laminated Timber (DLT) panels and Glulam beams. The modular DLT system integrated lighting, acoustics, and services within the DLT panels.

SMT’s moisture monitoring system was utilized in the project to protect the unique wood structure. Point