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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.
Six total EPDs for North American wood products are now available.
Relaunched website provides builders, specifiers, and code officials with extensive free resources on advanced framing, simplified bracing, and other wall construction topics.
Diane Swonk and Dowell Myers to speak at the 2013 meeting in Huntington Beach, California.
35-year APA veteran Ed Elias is elected to serve as the Association's next president.
Publication series for construction professionals now optimized for faster viewing from tablets and smartphones.
Program honors manufacturers for safety strides in the structural panel and engineered wood industry.
Growth in wood production, including a 17 percent boost in I-joist manufacturing, expected
as economy and housing continue to improve.
$20,000 in prizes awarded in contest challenging building designers to consider the environmental impact of building materials for homes in Providence and Baltimore.
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