Case Studies

Damon Roby with True Design Studios in Jacksonville, Fla., set out to win the 2010 APA Carbon Challenge Florida Design competition, which called for Florida designers and architects to design a house with the lowest carbon footprint. Participants had to create a single-family home design suitable for construction in northern Florida, located in the International Energy Conservation Code Climate Zone 2. Roby's design incorporated a wood roof system with a radiant barrier, forgoing the use of spray foam in favor of a vented attic with R-30 blown cellulose insulation in the attic and raised heel trusses. Roby also used 20-inch-deep deep floor trusses, allowing him to locate the ductwork into the floor system, a conditioned space. Additionally, the design included 2x6 in-line framing, R-19 blown cellulose wall insulation and thin film PV solar shingles, helping his design achieve the lowest CO2 emissions and win the challenge.
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Residential Application of LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing (2014)

Since starting The British Builder in 2003, Wayne Goodall has operated his business with a "customer is king" mentality. His number one pri…

Texas Builder Recommends LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing Over the Competition

Shaddock Homes provides uniquely designed homes for their customers. With an emphasis on energy-efficient and cost-effective homes, they ha…

LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Saves Georgia Homeowner Money

Homeowner Kerry Langley used LP TechShield Radiant Barrier in his new Atlanta-area home to reduce attic heat and curb overall cooling costs

Zicka Homes Uses LP Legacy® Sub-Flooring for Strength and Stiffness in Custom Home

In July 2017, Zicka Homes President Julie Zicka used LP Legacy® sub-flooring on a 3 300 sq. ft. custom home. Though it was t…

General Contractor Chooses LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier to Defend His Own Home

General Contractor Jeff Smith wanted to defend his new home from the elements, including frequent 60+ mph winds, rain and air/water penetra…

Residential Application of LP® SolidStart LVL for Strength and Durability in Modern Coastal Homes

Acevedo Construction specializes in custom home framing in Del Mar, California.

Residential Application of LP SolidStart I-Joists, LP SolidStart LVL, and LP SolidStart Rim Board

Miso Building found that these engineered wood products were lighter, straighter, and easier to use than past products and were the right f…

Creating A Dream Home Built to Last

LP Building Solutions worked with Hutchinson Home Builders to create an ideal total-house package of LP engineered wood materials for the D…

Galower Builders Installs Better Floors in Less Time

Galower found uniformity, strength and stiffness in the Simply Better 225i. According to Mr. Slack, the slightly higher cost for the produc…