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Study Analyzes Construction Trends to Determine Wood's Potential

Title: Wood and Other Materials Used to Construct Nonresidential Buildings in the United States 2011

Author: Adair, Craig; McKeever, David B.; Gaston, Chris; Stewart, Margaret.;

Date: 2013

Source: In: APA - The Engineered Wood Association; 2013 A Cooperative study sponsored by Industry and Government; 2013. 123 p.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The construction of low-rise nonresidential buildings is an important market for lumber, engineered wood products, and structural and nonstructural wood panels in the United States. This report examines low-rise nonresidential buildings of six or fewer stories. Those with more than six stories are normally severely restricted by building codes from being wood framed.

Keywords: Nonresidential construction, wood products consumption, value of new construction, lumber, structural panels, nonstructural panels, engineered wood products, wood I-joists, glulam timber, structural composite lumber, engineered rim boards, cross-laminated timber

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Adair, Craig; McKeever, David B.; Gaston, Chris; Stewart, Margaret. 2013. Wood and other materials used to construct nonresidential buildings in the United States 2011. In: APA - The Engineered Wood Association; 2013 A cooperative study sponsored by Industry and Government; 2013. 123 p.

 


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