Engineered Wood Industry to Do Hydrothermal Research

Originally published by: APAApril 24, 2015

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The EWTA’s Advisory Committee at its fall meeting approved a recommendation from the Adhesives and Technical Subcommittee to allocate $56,000 in funding for four projects benefiting the engineered wood industry. The project proposals, presented by APA sta­ff, included $16,000 to support an advanced framing demonstration house project in the Chicago area; $10,000 to fund hygrothermal research at the test facility built on the APA campus in Tacoma, Wash; $20,000 for a study of potential o­ff gassing of VOCs by various engineered wood products; and funding of $10,000 for expansion of APA industrial market research.