Category Archives: OSB


David Weekley Homes Names LP ‘Partner of Choice’

LP Building Products was recently awarded the prestigious “Partners of Choice” Award for 2014 from David Weekley Homes, the nation’s


LP OSB ZB Family of Products Provides Structural Roof, Floor and Wall Solutions Engineered for Hawaii

Earlier this year, LP Building Products, the No. 1 OSB producer and leader in strand technology, introduced a line of


WoodWorks Accepting Nominations for 2015 U.S. Wood Design Awards

WoodWorks announced last week that it is now accepting nominations for the 2015 U.S. Wood Design Awards. The national award


Case Study: LP® FlameBlock® Helps Chicago Architecture Firm Meet Code Requirements In Multi-Family Units

One of Chicago’s leading residential and commercial design firms, FitzGerald Associates Architects is committed to creating architecture that works and


Infographic | OSB: How It’s Made

Click to View. LP Building Products pioneered oriented strand technology more than 35 years ago. The product is made by


Case Study: Schauman Construction Company Uses OSB Sub-Flooring to Weather Harsh Michigan Winters

Schauman Construction Company is a family owned and operated business now under its third generation of family leadership, according to the


New OSB Videos Showcase Material Benefits

Widely used in residential and commercial construction, the benefits of building with Oriented Strand Board (OSB) products abound. With no


High and Dry

In the wake of recent tropical storms such as Hurricane Sandy, city, state and federal agencies are taking a closer


Satisfying Fire Codes With OSB (AIA Course Offerings)

Are you looking for alternatives to meeting fire codes? Fire-rated cementitious coated OSB offers structural performance and fire resistance in


Case Study: Frontera Homes Discovers High-End Homes Possible Without High-End Prices

Frontera Homes, a premier homebuilder based in Cypress, Texas, was founded in 2008 when, as Michael Jones explains, he and


2012 Street of Dreams Home Relies on Engineered Wood

This spring Hutchinson Home Builders teamed up with Mark Stewart Home Design, to create “Da Vinci at the Vineyard,” a


Case Study: OSB Approved For Use in Hurricane Zones

Along the coast and in hurricane zones, homebuilders have unique concerns about the quality of their building materials, such as


Engineered Wood May See Extra Momentum in the Market: ProSales Product Monitor

ProSales released its engineered wood product monitor earlier this month, highlighting some key drivers in the engineered wood market.  According


The Callback Cure

The full weight of a home’s interior ultimately rests on the sub-flooring. That includes walls, ceilings, cabinets, appliances, furniture, and


APA Updates Product Guide for Performance Rated Panels

APA, the Engineered Wood Association, has released an updated product guide for performance rated panels. The guide describes performance standards


OSB Sub-Flooring Helps Dawn Pacific Cut Labor Costs, Save Time and Money

Headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dawn Pacific Inc. describes itself as a full‑service, state-‑licensed general contracting firm that manages and constructs


Surviving the Recession

It’s been a little over two years since single-family housing starts and average home prices bottomed in 2009. With the


Blown Away

Along the coast and in hurricane zones, homebuilders have unique concerns about the quality of their building materials, such as


Engineering Futures, Rebuilding Dreams

At Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, rebuilding and helping dreams come true is all in a day’s work for the show’s