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06/10/16 Looking at Timber and Seeing the Future of Home and Business - READ MORE 05/5/16 WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC), American Forest Foundation (AFF), Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC) and Southeastern Lumber READ MORE 03/21/16 A new, engineered forest product called Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) has been READ MORE

Looking at Timber and Seeing the Future of Home and Business

Looking at Timber and Seeing the Future of Home and Business – The New York Times

Building in wood is not unusual, though until recently it was widely considered unsuitable for high-rise or large-scale residential and commercial projects. This was predominantly because of the potential fire risk but also because of the higher sensitivity of wood, compared with concrete, to stresses such as wind and temperature changes.

Over the past 10 years, however, the emergence of an engineered product known as cross-laminated timber, or CLT, has made wood a viable option for wider-scale construction.

Read more at the New York Times