APA in the News
APA staff members have made significant contributions to a variety of publications and websites on engineered wood research, education and product promotion. Here are some of the recent contributions by APA staff, as well as references to APA in the media:
APA's Bryan Readling authored "Wind-Resistant Framing Techniques - Cost-effective Details to Help Houses Weather the Storm" in the September 2013 Fine Homebuilding.
"Special Focus: APA on Engineered Wood", an 11-page special section featuring multiple articles authored by APA, is featured in the July 2013 Building Products Digest. The section also appears in The Merchant Magazine.
"Dr. Borjen Yeh Receives ASTM International Award of Merit from Wood Committee" was a news release by ASTM International in June 2013.
APA's new mobile-friendly Builder Tips were featured in several magazines and e-news publications in Spring-Summer 2013, including Remodeling and LBM Journal, as well as the newsletters of the HBA of Greater New Orleans and the Southern Building Material Association.
The 2012 APA Safety and Health Awards were covered in Engineered Wood magazine in May 2013.
A few of the many publications and websites to cover the Carbon Challenge in Spring 2013 included:
- The Baltimore Sun
- EcoBuilding Pulse
- Engineered Wood magazine
- Green Building Advisor
- Lab Notes from the Forest Products Laboratory
- Mother Nature Network
- The Rhode Show
- US Building Digest
Advanced framing was discussed in "If Labor Shortages Persist, Will Builders Seek Construction Alternatives?", posted to Builder in February 2013. APA's Bryan Readling is quoted in the article.
"8 Eye-popping Wood Building Projects", an article on the winners of the 2013 National Wood Design Awards including LeMay -- America's Car Museum (an APA Case Study), appears in the February 2013 Building Design & Construction.