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Business Advice6 min
Simplifying Sustainability: Getting to Know LEED and WELL Certifications

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and the WELL Building Standard® are particularly popular …

News & Stories4 min
Boreal Forest Gets Unprecedented Conservation Agreement by Ducks Unlimited Canada and LP Building Solutions

Performance is written into everything we do at LP Building Solutions. This goes beyond the way our team members do their jobs, how we manu…

News & Stories5 min
LP’s Commitment to Sustainability

The last Wednesday in October has been designated Sustainability Day throughout the world. Since the mid-1990s, LP has made great strides i…

Industry Trends5 min
Strong Demand for “Zero Energy Ready” Homes

Homebuyers are quickly realizing that there’s a new symbol of excellence in energy-efficient homebuilding: the Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH…

Industry Trends7 min
Looking to the Past for New Ways to Build Sustainability into Wetland Road Crossings

Since the early days of Canada’s timber trade, foresters have used “corduroy roads.” By laying logs down side by side–giving the appearance…

Communicating HERS Ratings to a Homeowner

Many homeowners are becoming more informed about the benefits of an energy-efficient home and even consider it an important factor when pur…

More Than Two Million Homes Are Now HERS-Rated

America’s leading builders have done a great job of educating homeowners about energy efficiency ratings like the Energy Rating Index (ERI)…

Did You Know? LP® SmartSide® Siding Is a Beautiful Choice for Our Planet

It’s a good feeling to have a siding product that looks beautiful when installed, dramatically increasing the curb appeal and value of a ho…

Outdoor Living10 min
Stress Less: Tips to Get More Enjoyment From This Holiday Season

Preparing for the most wonderful time of the year can be, well, not so wonderful. In fact, it can be downright stressful when you consider …

Why You Can Believe in LP® SmartSide®, Part 6: Sustainability

At LP, we understand that sustainability is a significant concern for many builders, contractors and homeowners. Sustainability is a priori…

Renovation10 min
5 Myths About Engineered Wood Siding Debunked

You shouldn’t believe everything you hear, especially when it comes to engineered wood siding. At LP, our experts love to educate contracto…

Top Energy Efficient Products Used by Remodelers

A new report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) breaks down the most commonly used energy efficient products by remodele…