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APA updates Engineered Wood Construction Guide

The guide features information on engineered wood products and recommendations for their use in a wide range of applications in residential and commercial construction. 


By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor March 21, 2016
APA updates Engineered Wood Construction Guide
APA updates Engineered Wood Construction Guide

APA – The Engineered Wood Association has released an updated version of The Engineered Wood Construction Guide. The comprehensive guide to engineered wood construction systems was first published in 1962. It features information on engineered wood products and recommendations for their use in a wide range of applications in residential and commercial construction. 

It includes information on plywood and oriented strand board (wood structural panels), glulam, I-joists, structural composite lumber, typical specifications, and design recommendations for floor, wall, and roof systems, diaphragms, shear walls, fire-rated systems, and methods of finishing. 

The guide can be downloaded for free in PDF format or purchased in printed format for $12. The online offering has been enhanced with this edition to simplify the options for downloading selected chapters of the guide or for the complete publication.

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