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Wood Construction Goes Beyond Its Traditional Roots
Snapshot: As interest in sustainable building options continues to grow. Wood construction is going beyond its traditional roots in housing and expanding into mid-rise, high-rise, and non-residential applications. To support this trend, a new U.S. guide for the early adoption of cross-laminated timber, an innovative engineered wood product, is now available. This publication is just what the construction industry needs to start incorporating a relatively new product into their designs.
Installation of a cross-laminated timber panel for Promega building in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Steve Schmieding, USDA Forest Service