We recently completed Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) using new survey data from manufacturing facilities across the U.S.  The new LCA reports were developed consistent with the product category rules for North American Structural and Architectural Wood Products.

Review the product category rules here

The findings from the latest reports have been published in:   Wood and Fiber Science, CORRIM Special Issue: Forest Products Life-Cycle Analysis Update Overview

Note:  Link to commonly used abbreviations reference document below

COMPOSITE I-JOISTS

Composite I-Joists in the Pacific Northwest
Composite I-Joists in the Southeast

GLUE-LAMINATED TIMBERS (GLULAM)

Glue Laminated Timbers in the Pacific Northwest
Glue Laminated Timbers in the Southeast

LAMINATED VENEER LUMBER (LVL)

Laminated Veneer Lumber in the Pacific Northwest
Laminated Veneer Lumber in the Southeast

ORIENTED STRAND BOARD (OSB)

Oriented Strand Board in the US

PLYWOOD

Plywood in the Pacific Northwest
Plywood in the Southeast

SOFTWOOD LUMBER

Softwood Lumber in the Pacific Northwest
Softwood Lumber in the Southeast

REFERENCE DOCUMENT

Acronyms and Abbreviations