Tag Archives: Fire safety

Building support for safe wood construction

In response to concerns about fire and seismic safety as it relates to wood construction, industry-driven group Think Wood continues to build resources in its Think Wood Research Library supporting the application of softwood lumber in residential and nonresidential building projects.

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Continuing education on continuous insulation

Continuous insulation (ci) has been a component of exterior wall assemblies for almost a half-century in North America. By minimizing energy loss caused by thermal bridging and the risk of condensation caused by water vapor diffusion, exterior ci can improve building durability and benefit the environment.

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