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08/15/18

WoodWorks to Co-host Net Zero Conference

The Net Zero Conference aims to help architects, engineers, and other building professionals to drive buildings’ net lifetime energy usage and carbon impact toward zero.  WoodWorks will be co-hosting the conference, which starts on September… Read more »

07/24/18

July 2018 Newsletter

MIT research highlights the benefits of lumber; SLB Quarterly Report looks at direction of SLB after successful referendum; Think Wood at AIA, and more.                       … Read more »

07/19/18

Think Wood Builds Strategic Relationships with Pro-Wood Experts at AIA 2018

This year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) annual conference was in New York City, a high-profile opportunity where Think Wood’s striking new pro-wood displays showed what’s possible in wood construction to a highly engaged audience… Read more »

07/18/18

Tall Wood Building Pioneers Industry Research & Development

Proven seismic, fire and acoustic wood performance enables more construction and lifestyle choices for taller buildings Framework, the 12-story tall wood building planned for Portland’s Pearl District, has announced that the project has been placed… Read more »

06/11/18

With Solid Industry Mandate Softwood Lumber Board Launches Aggressive Five-Year Plan

Referendum positions SLB to continue demand growth with aggressive market development programs With a super-majority mandate from 94% of industry production representing 78% of companies voting in the referendum, the Softwood Lumber Board of Directors… Read more »

05/31/18

May 2018 Newsletter

  View this email in your browser SUBSCRIBE SEND TO A COLLEAGUE May 2018 Softwood Lumber Industry Votes in Referendum to Continue SLB Kickstarter Project Proposes Novel Iconic Floating Timber Bridge in New York City Program Updates… Read more »

05/23/18

Overwhelming Support for Continuation of the Softwood Lumber Board

Washington, D.C. – May 23, 2018.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that domestic manufacturers and importers of softwood lumber have voted overwhelmingly to continue the efforts of the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB)…. Read more »

05/15/18

WoodWorks Webinar: Optimized Design, Efficient Construction: How One of the Largest Mass Timber Buildings in the US was Accomplished

This case study presentation offers a rare opportunity to learn about mass timber from a company that built a five-story, 156,000-square-foot office building in Hillsboro, Oregon. Swinerton Builders, which undertook all aspects of construction in-house, will… Read more »

05/01/18

Softwood Lumber Board: An Ecosystem of Demand Generation

The Softwood Lumber Board’s (SLB) ability to increase the market demand for softwood lumber boosts industry ROI, maintains forests as forests, creates new jobs and strengthens communities. Watch video now.  

04/30/18

April 2018 Newsletter

Softwood Lumber Board: An Ecosystem of Demand Generation SLB Director Hugues Simon: Capitalizing on New Market Opportunities Program Updates AWC Helps Mass Timber Pass Major Hurdle during ICC Committee Hearings  Think Wood Reaches Influential Architecture Firms Wood, Naturally’s Healthy Home… Read more »