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Recent months have shown strong signs of a turnaround in segments across the industry—single family, multifamily, remodeling, architecture—setting up this year as a brighter one for building.

In “The Supply Question” on page 08 we outline some key high points of the year while examining challenges facing an industry on the mend, particularly in relation to products, labor, and transportation/logistics. In our follow-up infographic on page 21 we break down some of the facts and figures tied to our mending industry.

As professionals across the industry look for ways to meet industry codes, engineered wood products have a lot to offer. We break down fire ratings, code compliance and applications of fire-rated cementitious coated (FRCC) OSB in “Meeting Codes with OSB” on page 14, and in “Roof Designs and the Home Energy Rating System” we showcase the effects of design changes on HERS scores using radiant barrier roof sheathing and foam encapsulation.

Discover the benefits of impact-resistant engineered wood siding on page 04. Cottage Home in Holland, Mich., knows those benefits firsthand. Read the full case study on page 03.

Learn why Structural Design Group turned to engineered wood products for Epic Apartments, a Type V construction project in San Jose, Calif. To better understand the benefits of treated LSL in multifamily construction, check out “King of the Sill” on page 07.

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