Recent code changes have gone into effect in many different areas of the country. Builders are determining that locating their mechanical systems within conditioned spaces is one of the most efficient ways to accommodate these code changes. This often means mechanical systems such as HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems must run within the floor system […]
During a recent episode of the popular PBS home improvement series Hometime, host Dean Johnson and his construction team turned to Weyerhaeuser Trus Joist® Parallam® Plus PSL beams to help create a unique curved deck. The unusual exterior deck of the show’s Creekside Home, a beautiful project replete with reclaimed timbers and traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery, […]
Weyerhaeuser today announced it will begin plans to re-start production on its Trus Joist® TJI® joists and Microllam® LVL lines in Evergreen, Alabama, effective immediately. The company will be investing capital in the engineered lumber products facility after a four-year closure due to previously weak wood products demand in North America. It also plans to hire 100 new […]
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Good news! Weyerhaeuser has increased production of its new Trus Joist® TJI® joists with Flak JacketTM protection, which feature a specialty coating that enhances the joists’ fire resistance. By upgrading to more advanced, high-tech manufacturing techniques and adding an extra shift at its Boise, Idaho, facility, the company has significantly expanded its capacity to meet growing demand for the innovative product line as well as accommodate ongoing improvement in the single- and multi-family housing markets.