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  • 09.18.14 APA System Report: Fire Protection of Floors Constructed with Prefabricated Wood I-Joists...
    This APA System Report, Fire Protection of Floors Constructed with Prefabricated Wood I-Joists for Compliance with the IRC, provides prescriptive I-joist floor assemblies that comply with 2012 IRC Section R501.3. Revised September 2014.
  • 09.08.14 Advanced Framing Construction Guide
    This guide details several advanced framing techniques. For more information, see APA Technical Topics: Wind Resistance of Wood Structural Panel Sheathed Walls, Form TT-110. Revised September 8, 2014
  • 07.25.14 Case Study: Kelowna Office Building
    Kelowna, BC office building pairs CLT (cross-laminated timber) and glulam post-and-beam framing to reflect the region’s rural character. CLT’s slim profile, ease of installation and beauty all contributed to the project’s success. Issued July 2014.

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