The quest for perfection

You can call it quality assurance (QA), quality control (QC), or quality management—in my view, the process is the same, requiring planning, monitoring, and management.

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Washington builds the way for mass timber construction

The Washington State Legislature has passed a bill requiring the Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC) update its codes to account for mass timber products, including cross-laminated timber (CLT). This revision will make it easier for developers to use the increasingly popular building material by adding certainty to the...+ Read More

The true cost of transparency

Transparency provides the clarity manufacturers, suppliers, and consumers need to make informed decisions and help advance material health of products. In the building industry, it allows for a clearer understanding of the impacts building materials have on the environment and on human health.

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