Know the risks of cross-laminate timber before beginning your project

Know the risks of cross-laminate timber before beginning your project

Despite recent setbacks, cross-laminated timber (CLT) continues to be an attractive option for owners and developers constructing mid- and high-rise structures across the United States.  CLT’s growing popularity is supported by its utilization of renewable resources to create a product that proponents say has the strength of steel and the potential to cut down construction schedules by as much as half. However, after collapse of the subfloor at Oregon State University’s Peavy Hall was traced…

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Know the risks of cross-laminate timber before beginning your project