The recognized need for sustainability is seeing the return of wood as our building material of choice. Mass-timber products (wood-engineered construction materials) are able to sequester carbon and are a sustainable, renewable, durable, cost-effective and beautiful option gaining traction in North American markets.
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One of the many reasons for the growing housing shortage in the US is that people are “aging in place”. According to one study, people stay in their homes twice as long as they did in the 1920s. Homeowners aren’t updating their homes before placing them on the market, leaving buyers with unsatisfactory choices. “We… Read more »
Listen to the Podcast Hear IWBC Keynote Speaker Gerry McCaughey, CEO of California-based Entekra in an insightful Q&A podcast discussing a diversity of topics, including: Why is Europe so far ahead of North America in offsite construction? What is the difference between prefabricated components and fully integrated offsite construction? How does the quality of fully integrated… Read more »