Structural Systems + Panels

One of the most important parts of a house is its structure—the foundation, joists, and beams that hold everything up. This section offers all of the latest innovations in trusses, beams, engineered lumber, and much more.

David Weekley with dupont team

Chairman David Weekley (far right) with DuPont team

David Weekley with dupont team

Chairman David Weekley (far right) with DuPont team

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Knauff eco batt insulation

KNAUF

EcoBatt insulation bonds glass fibers using a thermosetting plant-derived resin, resulting in a formaldehyde-free product. Low-dust, clean-cutting fibers encourage faster, cleaner installation, and the product can be used in wood- or metal-frame construction. It’s available unfaced or with kraft, foil, or flame-rated foil facings.

Knauff eco batt insulation

KNAUF

EcoBatt insulation bonds glass fibers using a thermosetting plant-derived resin, resulting in a formaldehyde-free product. Low-dust, clean-cutting fibers encourage faster, cleaner installation, and the product can be used in wood- or metal-frame construction. It’s available unfaced or with kraft, foil, or flame-rated foil facings.

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Boise Cascade engineered lumber

Boise Cascade says its Versa-Stud laminated veneer lumber is engineered for builders who want strong, stiff, and straight walls.

Boise Cascade engineered lumber

Boise Cascade says its Versa-Stud laminated veneer lumber is engineered for builders who want strong, stiff, and straight walls.

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LeakSmart System

LEAKSMART
The LeakSmart Snap is a whole-home system that detects water leaks or pipe-freezing temperatures, shuts off the home’s supply, and alerts homeowners via a smart device in less than 5 seconds. It installs quickly, the company says, without the need to cut into the main water supply line. A Hub extends the protection, even during power outages.

LeakSmart System

LEAKSMART
The LeakSmart Snap is a whole-home system that detects water leaks or pipe-freezing temperatures, shuts off the home’s supply, and alerts homeowners via a smart device in less than 5 seconds. It installs quickly, the company says, without the need to cut into the main water supply line. A Hub extends the protection, even during power outages.

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FutureHAUS solar decathlon Dubai exterior

Photo: Thorsen Photography

FutureHAUS solar decathlon Dubai exterior

Photo: Thorsen Photography

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