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New Life Cycle Assessments and Peer Reviewed publications for wood products available

We recently completed Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) using new survey data from manufacturing facilities across the U.S. for Lumber, Plywood, Laminated Veneer Lumber, I-Joists, Oriented Strand Board, Laminated Strand Lumber, Hardboard, Cellulosic Fiberboard, and wood boilers.  The new LCA reports were developed consistent with the Product Category Rules for North American Structural and Architectural Wood Products.   View the new LCA reports …

The peer reviewed publication covering these products is now available in a CORRIM Special Issue of the Forest Products Journal (Vol 67, No.5/6, 2017) .  View them here …

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NHERI TallWood Project

With global urbanization trends, the demands for tall residential and mixed-use buildings in the range of 8~20 stories are increasing. One new structural system in this height range are tall …