More stories about Louisiana-Pacific

  • LongLength OSB from LP

    LongLength OSB allows for easier sheathing of homes with higher ceilings, requires fewer total panels, and results in fewer seams, the firm says. Installed vertically, the extended-length panels tie the top plate to the floor joists and eliminate the need to install fillers or blocking material...

  • EarthCraft House Builders’ Favorite Eco-Friendly Products

    EarthCraft suggests products from Nichiha, Cool Roof, LP TechShield, and more.

  • Gas-Fired TK-3 Pro Tankless Water Heater From Takagi

    The gas-fired TK-3 Pro is designed to withstand space-heating and domestic recirculation systems in residential applications. It starts heating water at flow rates as low as 0.5 gallons per minute, but it can generate an unlimited supply of hot water at a maximum flow rate of 7 gallons per minute...

  • SolidStart Laminated Strand Lumber by LP

    SolidStart laminated strand lumber is available in lengths up to 64 feet and a maximum thickness of 31/2 inches. Manufactured from smaller, underused trees (primarily aspen and maple), more than 80% of the log is used in the final product, with the remaining portion used as fuel during...

  • Engineered Lumber's Green Attributes Provide Another Selling Point

    When Trus Joist introduced the first engineered I-joist in 1969, it wasn't to save the planet. It was to help save a building industry that depended on huge, old-growth trees that were quickly becoming scarce and more protected by regulators.

  • Laminated Strand Lumber

    SolidStart Laminated Strand Lumber is available in lengths up to 64 feet. Made from thin, longer-length wood strands that are oriented parallel to the product’s length, the lumber can be used for headers and beams, wall studs, roof beams and rafters, truss chords, rim board, and stair stringers...

  • New + Notable

    Kohler. The industry’s first one-piece, 1.0-gpf, high-efficiency toilet with pressure assist technology, the San Raphael Pressure Lite uses compressed air to propel water for strong flushing power. According to the firm, the toilet, which carries the EPA WaterSense label, can save a household of...

  • Sustainable Products

    The latest in green products. LP. Installed like traditional OSB, LP TechShield radiant barrier sheathing can prevent up to 97% of radiant heat in the panel from entering a home's attic, and produce summertime energy savings of up to 20%, the maker says. Standard panels measure 4 feet by 8 feet in...