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The International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and APA — The Engineered Wood Association have published the first Joint Evaluation Report for engineered wood products.
Report delineates fire-protection options that satisfy 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) requirements
British Columbia manufacturer is the fourth Canadian plywood producer to join APA in 2014
Free five-part series will cover multiple aspects of wall bracing, including bracing for higher seismic and wind zones
Tornado-specific building code provisions include the use of continuous wood structural panel sheathing
With additions, APA membership will represent roughly 60 percent of Canada’s plywood production
Program honors manufacturers for safety strides
Recovery of housing market expected to drive growth in demand for engineered wood products by 30 to 45 percent through 2018.
Construction method provides simple steps to meeting the lateral and wind uplift load requirements of the IRC
Program helps demystify 2012 IRC wood wall bracing provisions
48th IWCS presented by Washington State University in collaboration with APA.
IECC Compliance Options for Wood-Frame Wall Assemblies now available as a free PDF download.
Discussion will focus on techniques for efficient, cost-effective framing practices featured in APA's Advanced Framing Construction Guide.
Ed Elias discusses how APA and the engineered wood industry viewed 2013 and what to expect in 2014.
Video highlights cost-effective solution for builders trying to balance energy and structural code requirements.
Two APA staff members elected to serve as Association Treasurer and Corporate Secretary.
Nearly 400 attend three-day event in "Surf City APA”
APA’s Bob Clark demonstrates a simple technique for preventing panel buckling with proper spacing.
Tolko OSB mills have received "invaluable" support from APA.
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