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Industry Trends12 min

Today's Smaller, Tighter Lot Size Focuses More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects, and home and multifamily builders are reducing lot size as one way hold down housing costs…

Inspiration7 min

LP® FlameBlock® OSB: Perfect Fit For Today's Smaller Homes

According to Metrostudy, the average home size in the nation’s top 15 housing markets has declined over the past two years. The biggest dip…

5 Hobbyists That Should Have a Backyard Workshop

If you have a serious hobby, you don’t want to be stuck in a musty basement or have to carve out space in your cramped garage just to be ab…

Why Firefighters Can Trust LP® FlameBlock®

This year, LP Building Solutions is a proud sponsor of the Firehouse Expo, which welcomes thousands of fire chiefs and other firefighting p…

Inspiration12 min

8 UL-listed and Intertek-listed Fire-Rated Walls You Should Know

In today’s building environment, it is key for architects, engineers and specifiers to maximize space while maintaining the cost effectiven…

News & Stories9 min

LP Adds New Case Study To Its Portfolio Featuring Lantz-Boggio Architects and LP®FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing

LP Building Solutions recently added a new case study to its online product literature portfolio. The latest installment focuses on Lantz-B…

News & Stories8 min

Specifying 1 Hour Fire-Rated Walls

As product engineering develops, more and more architects are now looking for product solutions that bring added value to their 1 hour fire…

Meeting Fire Protection Requirements—Without Breaking the Bank

Designing to meet code requirements is not always an easy process- but building codes, and particularly those addressing fire, are designed…

5 Fire Code Terms to Know

Navigating the International Building Code and the International Residential Code—and the fire protection requirements within each—can be s…

Fire Code Milestones

When it comes to fire codes, most architects and engineers are familiar with the here and now—the requirements that designs must meet to pa…

Burn Baby Burn! Live Burn Event Showcases LP FlameBlock in Action

Last Thursday, LP hosted an exciting event in the Bay Area to showcase the structural performance and burn-through fire resistance of LP

Inspiration3 min

The Science Behind LP FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing

As the demand for fire-resistant building materials continues to heat up, LP announced the addition of a FlameBlock® Fire-Ra…

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