SBCA Responds to Misunderstandings Regarding Lumber Design Value Changes

Originally published by: SBCAApril 9, 2012

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Recently, a component manufacturer received a memo from from an Illinois building official containing misunderstandings regarding changes to Southern Pine design values. Component manufacturers are encouraged to read through this memo and SBCA's response.  To access both documents, along with further background information, log in to the SBC Magazine Members-Only Industry News to view: The Unintended Consequences of a Chicago WoodWorks Marketing Program