The Forest Products Laboratory (with partners Home Innovation Research Labs, K Hovnanian Homes, and Weyerhaeuser) recently released a three-part video series on engineered wood products commonly used as structural components in residential construction.
The series was designed to provide the latest information on engineered wood in residential construction to assist in the development of building designs and specifications.
The first video provides an introduction to engineered wood products and presents best practices for residential design and installation.
The second video focuses on how to build a solid, high-performance floor assembly using engineered wood products, and is useful for builders as well as inspectors.
The third video details safety and construction precautions in constructing an engineered wood floor system, providing information on temporary safety bracing.
In addition to the details highlighted in this video series, all applicable local building code requirements and all specifications established by the licensed professional for the project must be followed. Safety first!