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LP Acquires Anisworth
LP FlameBlock Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing
MuleHide Products Inc
Random Lengths - The most widely circulated and respected
source of information for the wood products industry.
OSB Market News
Multi-Housing News
Modular Building Institute
Structural Insulated Panel Association
Builders Association of the Twin Cities
Federal Alliance For Safe Homes
July 24, 2008 Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Products
February 15 2008  Upcoming Wisconsin Building Code Changes
February 14 2008 NAHB National Green Building Program Open for Business
September 06  2005 Dutton and Associates Independent Research

June 21  2004 Betting the House. Ed Wachenheim thinks fears of a housing bubble have no foundation. He has $1 billion riding on his beliefs
Forbes Magazine  Money & Investing
June 14  2004 Fire retardants' effects arouse safety debate
Boston Globe
June 14  2004 Harvard Report Predicts Higher Housing Production Ahead as More Households Are Formed
Nation's Building News
May 20  2004 New Florida Habitat for Humanity Home is First Built to Fortified Standards
Institute for Business and Home Safety
Forecast 2004 Structural Wood Panels and Engineered Wood
APA - The Engineered Wood Association
  Mold and Health-Related News

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December 8  2003
Housing Market  Improving Economy Extend Record Panel Demand Levels
Disasters  Mold and Recent Hard Market Have Impacted U.S. Insurance Industry  IBHS Congress Told
Institute for Business and Home Safety
November 25  2003 Beyond the Box
The structural insulated panels industry says SIPs are energy efficient  easy to assemble  and strong. But can they produce stylish architecture?
BUILDER Magazine
November 15  2003 Fire destroys R.I. mill  ignites homes
Wind spreads `horrific' blaze in Pawtucket
The Boston Globe
October 29  2003 Building homes in hot spots
Christian Science Monitor
October 28  2003 California's blazing density problem
The state wrestles with age-old issues of growth amid some of the worst fires in history
Christian Science Monitor
October 27  2003 Reducing the Threat of Wildfires
Institute for Business and Home Safety
August 18  2003 Building a Disaster-Resistant Home Can Save On Insurance
Institute for Business and Home Safety
June 15  2003 Toxic mold's uprooting effect
St. Petersburg Times
June 12  2003 The thin red line: Debate rages over best way to curb forest fires
Christian Science Monitor
  Fire Retardant Plywood
Home & Garden Television
April  2003 Economic Environment: The Factory Built Components Industry
Is Almost as Large as the Softwood Lumber Industry

Structural Building Components Magazine
July 10  2003 Widely used flame retardant feared to be a health hazard
Found in women's breast tissue  fish - bill would ban it
San Francisco Chronicle

March 31  2001 Government Partnering with Industry on "Fortified" Home
Institute for Business and Home Safety
Jan 1  2001 Where are we heading with building and fire codes?
Fire Chief

May  1999 Performance of FRT plywood
Professional Roofing

January 7  1998 Risk of Unprecedented Wildfire Losses is Growing Says ISO Report

December 1997 The Wildland/Urban Fire Hazard

Western Fire 12-7A-1 Test Results

U349 Steel Studs

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