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There are several insulation methods based on attic design, but ducts placed over the bottom of truss chords and buried under insulation in a vented attic is a popular builder option.
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What Should Homeowners Prioritize in a Build?

Whether it's a new phone, clothes, or a family car, today we’re often resigned to the fact that the new things we own won’t last forever. H…

Sustainability Solutions

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How to Drive Effective Communication and Collaboration on the Jobsite

Every jobsite has a ton of moving parts, from product shipments, supplies, and schedules to subcontractors and homeowners. It’s no wonder t…

Sustainability Solutions

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Carbon Negative, Future Positive: LP® Structural Solutions Portfolio Releases Environmental Product Declarations

In an era where environmental responsibility is paramount, we are proud to announce a remarkable achievement: the LP® Struct…

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Sustainability Solutions

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Why Build With Carbon Negative Building Materials?

In our pursuit of sustainable and environmentally friendly products, we completed five LCAs and EPDs for our LP® Structural …

Industry Trends7 min
Tighter Lot Sizes Focus More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects and builders are reducing lot size as one way to hold down housing costs and maintain profi…

Resiliency Solutions

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Is OSB Waterproof?

The short answer is no, but the real question is: how does rain and water affect oriented strand board (OSB)? Let’s dig into the details of…

Resiliency Solutions

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Risk Factor® Wind Factor: Calculating Wind Risk in Construction

To increase consideration for building more resilient homes, LP Building Solutions is partnering with the First Street Foundation®…

Business Advice7 min
How to Build Your Construction Team

All of this points to an essential question everyone in construction is asking today: How can we build an effective team and retain our bes…

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Specifying 1-Hour and 2-Hour Fire-Resistance-Rated Wall Assemblies

Many are specifying LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing because it meets code requirements for fire-resistan…

Industry Trends5 min
Fire Factor by Risk Factor: Calculating Fire Risk on Your Street

To offer greater support across the U.S., LP Structural Solutions is partnering with the First Street Foundation, which helps builders asse…

Industry Trends5 min
Beyond the Jobsite: How to Contribute to the Building Industry

Builders know their work and understand the best methods of construction and timelines, yet many find it challenging to figure out how to a…

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Adapting to Building Codes: How LP Structural Solutions Can Help Builders Succeed

What are some of the more specific building codes the U.S.? And how do U.S. climate zones reflect those codes? We spoke with Neil Freidberg…