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September 28, 2020

LP Building Solutions Announces New Online Resource Hub for Professionals

LP SkillBuilder™ offers free digital platform for LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding education and training information

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2020) – From the proven leader in high-performance building solutions, LP Building Solutions (LP) today announced a new online resource portal for professionals. Launched September 23, 2020, LP SkillBuilder™ is a free, comprehensive digital hub featuring LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding courses and training, quick tips, and additional resources to help professionals take their business to the next level.

LP SkillBuilder is designed to provide education and ongoing training to industry professionals on LP SmartSide Trim & Siding, a treated engineered wood product that offers exceptional durability, beauty, and workability. Professionals can find access to exclusive content offered in both English and Spanish, such as simple product installation tips and tricks, advice on how to improve jobsite efficiency and reduce callbacks, proven in-home selling techniques, and more.

“Today’s building industry professionals must continuously adapt to the latest industry trends, technology, and methodology to remain competitive,” said LP Marketing Operations Manager Parry Healy. “While this is a hands-on learning industry, we’ve seen an increased demand for easy-to-access virtual training resources. LP SkillBuilder is our answer to that demand—which is as important as ever in today’s landscape—to offer our customers unparalleled digital resources to help them stand out among the competition.”

LP SkillBuilder also features exclusive content from trusted industry peers. For example, The Kruse Brothers, who have been installing LP SmartSide products for more than a decade, provide practical peer-to-peer advice on installation, safety, and best practices within the hub.

The comprehensive, one-stop-shop also includes real-time product news, including information on the latest LP SmartSide Trim & Siding product launches and installation instruction updates.

LP Building Solutions is offering free access to LP SkillBuilder to all eligible participants. Current LP® BuildSmart™ Preferred Contractor Program members have single sign-on access to LP SkillBuilder through the LP BuildSmart portal.

To learn more about LP SkillBuilder and to enroll today, visit LPCorp.com/resources/online-training.


About LP Building Solutions

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders worldwide. Its extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as the LP Structural Solutions portfolio (LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing), oriented strand board (OSB), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®, and LP Elements® Performance Fencing. In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading service and warranties. Since its founding in 1973, LP has been Building a Better World™ by helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.