Design & Build

Residential Building

Residential constructionAPA's extensive library of resources provides builders, designers, and specifiers with a wealth of information, from basic construction instructions to highly technical data, for a variety of residential building applications. Learn about building structurally sound floors, walls, and roofs to comply with stringent energy and residential code requirements, as well as building for areas prone to extreme conditions such as high wind, seismic, moisture intrusion, and more.

Commercial Building

nonresidential constructionEngineered wood products offer strength, dependability, versatility and value for commercial construction projects. APA Performance Rated Panels, glulam, I-joists and other engineered wood products can be used in floor, wall, and roof systems, in commercial buildings, ranging from schools and public buildings to large warehouse complexes and hotels. Engineered wood products are used in panelized roofs, concrete forming, shear wall and diaphragm assemblies, and fire- and noise-rated systems.