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Softwood Lumber Board 2021 Annual Report highlights major AWC wins for wood in 2024 IBC, including a provision to allow for fully exposed mass timber ceilings in buildings up to 12 stories tall; WoodWorks influenced 1,700 projects to build with wood

Recent international building code change means mass timber structures can rise to 18 stories, a win for advocates who tout among its benefits less waste, lighter carbon footprint, quicker construction; several new mass timber projects are under way in US

Washington State to adopt new energy code from July 2023 that will require commercial, multifamily buildings to be built with efficient electric heat pumps for water and space heating; new building code will cut more than 8 million tons of CO2 by 2050

Ontario's new housing legislation set to boost mass timber construction, says R-Hauz Solutions; proposed building code changes would allow for 12-story mass timber buildings, streamline modular multi-unit residential building approvals

New York City's approval of CLT for buildings up to 85 ft. tall is step forward in sustainability, design innovation, says Shawmut Design and Construction EVP; lightweight, domestically produced, CLT is an opportunity for architects, developers, builders

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