Structural Systems

Building the home's structure properly is the most important thing you can do to ensure its future value. Besides the necessity for the home to be safe and sturdy, making sure that no large repairs will need to be made later is desirable for the homeowner.



Features
December 01, 2007

Moveable interior partitions, wireless lighting switches, flexible plumbing and forward-thinking design are just some of the advances allowing a home to grow with its owners. This article describes why PATH’s Concept Home stands out.

Features
December 01, 2007

Here are some new products from Jeld-Wen, USG and more.

Products
January 01, 2007

Included in this issue are products from Dietrich, Weyerhaeuser and others.

Features
October 01, 2006

ACC can withstand fire and other natural disasters, and since it is lightweight and has its own insulating properties, it can save construction time and energy.

Products

OSB sheathing is designed to slow down or block the progress of fire in residential and commercial buildings.

Products

The new Platinum Series insulating concrete forms (ICF) from Logix are made with BASF’s patented Neopor beads. Tiny graphite particles give Neopor its platinum color, which acts as an infrared absorber and heat reflector to reduce thermal conductivity.

Products

The entire engineered wood product line from Boise Cascade is now available as FSC Chain-of-Custody-certified through the Forest Stewardship Council.

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