North American lumber prices are set to surge in the next couple of years amid a tightened supply from Canada as the U.S. housing market continues to strengthen after years of weakness, a new CIBC report predicts.
The structural building components industry lost one of its greatest champions, Don Hershey, when he passed away at home late last Thursday. Industry leaders, and Hershey's contemporaries, share their thoughts on his significant contributions.
Washington, DC – On June 25th the Foam Sheathing Coalition announced that it will be working with the Structural Building Components Association to develop its first standard. SBCA is an accredited ANSI standards development organization and is working with its SBCA Wall Panel Council to create FSC’s first standard tentatively designated as ANSI/SBCA/FSC 1 entitled “Standard Practice for the Testing, Design and Application of Foam Plastic Insulation used as Wall Sheathing.”