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  • Product Review: Exterior Cladding

    When it comes to selecting siding, there are lots of options--and no silver bullet. Here's what attributes to look for.

  • Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

    HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals...

  • Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

    Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written.

  • Accoya Solid Wood

    Accoya wood is a solid wood product for outdoor applications such as cladding, decking, and more.

  • FSC-Certified Engineered Wood From Boise Cascade

    Boise Cascade. The manufacturer now offers FSC chain-of-custody certification for its engineered wood products, which already were SFI certified. Available products include BCI joists with Versa-Lam LVL flanges, Versa-Stud LVL framing lumber, and Versa-Rim rimboards. Also available are AllJoist...

  • Product Review: Cabinetry

    Cabinets are only as green as the sum of their parts.

  • Water-Resistive Sheathing from Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific. Nautilus combines OSB structural sheathing and a water-resistive barrier in one panel, reducing installation time; the panels install like traditional sheathing and seal with Nautilus seam tape. The panels include nailing guides that are visible through the integrated building...

  • Structural Insulated Sheathing from Dow

    Dow. SIS Structural Insulated Sheathing combines a moisture-resistant blue foil outside face, a polyisocyanurate foam core, and structural sheathing. Builders can use ½-inch (R-3) panels to sheathe entire exteriors or 1-inch-thick (R-5.5) panels as shear panels on corners to match up with 1-inch...

  • Radiant Barrier Sheathing from Roy O Martin

    Roy O Martin. Eclipse radiant barrier OSB or plywood sheathing has an aluminum foil backing that the company says will block up to 97% of the sun’s radiant heat when used in a roof deck, significantly reducing attic temperatures. When used as a wall sheathing (OSB only) with approved foil tape to...

  • OSB Flooring Panels from iLevel by Weyerhaeuser

    iLevel by Weyerhaeuser. According to the manufacturer, the proprietary glues and resins used in Edge Gold OSB flooring panels make it more water-resistant and durable when exposed to jobsite conditions and weather. The panels come stamped with a fastener location guide for easier, accurate, and...