Building Alternatives Inc. can provide a wide range of engineering services. 

With Professional Engineers registered in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia.

Building Alternatives’ vision is to promote the use of alternative methods and materials for structures through an integrated design approach that are environmentally-sensitive, energy efficient and project-appropriate.

Building Alternatives can provide engineering design services to create structural, foundation and building envelope options for  residential and commercial building projects. Building Alternatives is dedicated to ongoing research and training.

Building Alternatives Inc. Services

Wood Structures

With Professional Engineers registered throughout central, western and northern Canada, Building Alternatives can provide a wide range of engineering services.

Natural Structures

Building Alternatives has experience with the following wood and wood-composite structural systems: Timber-frame, Stackwall/Cordwood, Conventional Wood Frame, Post-Frame Agricultural, Glulam, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) and engineered wood products.

Building Envelope

Building Alternatives has experience with the design and analysis of building envelope systems – conventional and alternative.

Research and Testing

Building Alternatives can provide testing and data analysis services for conventional and alternative building materials and structural systems.

Wood Truss Quality Control

Building Alternatives provides third-party quality control services to the Western Wood Truss Association in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern Ontario.