Recent Posts by Matt Loiselle

TRIFORCE® demonstrates outstanding fire performance

Code Requirements

Introduced in the 2012 International Residential Code and continued in the 2015 Code version, Sections R501.3 (2012) and R302.13 (2015) specify special fire protection of floor systems when sprinklers are absent.  This protection consists of a gypsum wall-board, wood structural panel or equivalent installed...
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Should lumberyards sell EWP?

For lumberyards that don’t typically sell engineered wood, there are many good arguments in favor of carrying this type of product.

EWP use will grow

Indeed, with the return of a healthy construction industry and increased competitiveness, you can bank on builders looking for wood products that...
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