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The product use recommendations in these publications are based on the continuing programs of laboratory testing, product research, and comprehensive field experience of APA - The Engineered Wood Association and Engineered Wood Systems. However, because APA and EWS have no control over quality of workmanship or the conditions under which structural panels and engineered wood products are used, these organizations cannot accept responsibility for product performance or designs as actually constructed. Because engineered wood product performance requirements vary geographically, consult your local architect, engineer or design professional to assure compliance with code, construction, and performance requirements.

New and Revised Publications

APA System Report SR-405: Fire Protection of Floors Constructed with Prefabricated Wood I-Joists for Compliance with the IRC, Form SR-405, issued July 2014

Case Study: Kelowna Office Building, Form Q210, issued July 2014

Consejos Para Los Constructores: Evite el Pandeo con un Espaciado Adecuado, Form M300 LA, updated July 2014

Consejos Para Los Constructores: Construir un Sistema de Piso Sólido, Libre de Chirridos, Form Q300 LA, updated July 2014

Consejos Para Los Constructores: Minimice los Clavos Sobresalientes, Form S300 LA, issued July 2014

APA System Report: Use of Wood Structural Panels for Energy-Heel Trusses, Form SR-103, issued March 2014

IECC Compliance Options for Wood-Frame Wall Assemblies, Form P320, issued January 2014

APA Publication Catalog, Form B300, updated January 2014

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Reference Literature CDs Updated April 2014

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