Highlights of APA's editorial coverage over the preceding year.
"Wall Bracing Made Easy"—Builder Online
The January 2015 edition of Builder Online introduced APA's Wall Bracing Calculator, discussing how the calculator streamlines the process of determining IRC compliance for wall bracing. See the article.
"Best Practices for Storing I-Joists and LVL"—The Merchant
The December 2014 issue of The Merchant, the "Product Spotlight" section explained tips for handling and storage of I-joists and LVL. See the article.
"The Overlooked Glulam"—LBM Journal
Glulam's advantages and attributes were extolled in the "Green Building" section of the October 2014 LBM Journal. The structural capabilities of glulam, its many uses in framing, and its favorable environmental profile are dicussed. See the article.
"Pedestrian Bridge Complements Scenic Surroundings"—Civil + Structural ENGINEER
The June 2014 edition of Civil + Strucural ENGINEER magazine featured the Placer River Trail Bridge Case Study in its "Project + Technology: Transportation" section. Carefully designed for service in remote Alaska, the glulam timber truss camelback bridge is also the longest of its kind in North America. See the article.
"Plywood and OSB Deliver Materials Handling Solutions"—Pallet Enterprise
The June 2014 Edition of Pallet Enterprise magazine outlined the uses and advantages of plywood and OSB in materials handling applications. See the article.