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News & Stories4 min
How is the Past Impacting the Future of the Building Industry?

As a leader in building solutions, LP Structural Solutions is consistently moving in the direction of greater resiliency. Each innovative b…

Industry Trends5 min
LP Building Solutions: Our Part in the Future of Green Building

Sustainability and resiliency go hand-in-hand when it comes to the building industry's future. Sustainability starts in the building indust…

Business Advice4 min
What’s Behind the Walls: Tips for Selling Long-Term Home Value

The initial conversations with new homebuyers generally focus on architectural style, price per square foot and aesthetic requirements (lik…

Business Advice6 min
Simplifying Sustainability: Getting to Know LEED and WELL Certifications

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and the WELL Building Standard® are particularly popular …

News & Stories4 min
Boreal Forest Gets Unprecedented Conservation Agreement by Ducks Unlimited Canada and LP Building Solutions

Performance is written into everything we do at LP Building Solutions. This goes beyond the way our team members do their jobs, how we manu…

News & Stories5 min
LP’s Commitment to Sustainability

The last Wednesday in October has been designated Sustainability Day throughout the world. Since the mid-1990s, LP has made great strides i…

Industry Trends5 min
Strong Demand for “Zero Energy Ready” Homes

Homebuyers are quickly realizing that there’s a new symbol of excellence in energy-efficient homebuilding: the Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH…

Industry Trends7 min
Looking to the Past for New Ways to Build Sustainability into Wetland Road Crossings

Since the early days of Canada's timber trade, foresters have used "corduroy roads." By laying logs down side by side-giving the appearance…

Communicating HERS Ratings to a Homeowner

Many homeowners are becoming more informed about the benefits of an energy-efficient home and even consider it an important factor when pur…

More Than Two Million Homes Are Now HERS-Rated

America’s leading builders have done a great job of educating homeowners about energy efficiency ratings like the Energy Rating Index (ERI)…

Did You Know? LP® SmartSide® Siding Is a Beautiful Choice for Our Planet

It’s a good feeling to have a siding product that looks beautiful when installed, dramatically increasing the curb appeal and value of a ho…

Outdoor Living10 min
Stress Less: Tips to Get More Enjoyment From This Holiday Season

Preparing for the most wonderful time of the year can be, well, not so wonderful. In fact, it can be downright stressful when you consider …

Why You Can Believe in LP® SmartSide®, Part 6: Sustainability

At LP, we understand that sustainability is a significant concern for many builders, contractors and homeowners. Sustainability is a priori…