Wood is a desirable construction material for many reasons including its low embodied energy. But, until recently, it has not been possible to build tall wooden structures because of the relative weakness of conventional wood stud construction methods. This is starting to change as a new method of fabricating wood panels, called cross-laminated timber, or CLT, is making “massive wood” construction a possibility for mid-rise construction, as well as for other construction uses.
Here’s an outline of our coverage from November. In terms of our new articles, the most shared one on Facebook was about the Tiny Harbinger House in North Carolina, while the most shared one on Twitter was about the Live Work Home in Syracuse. As always, we’re interested in learning about inventive green homes and products around the USA. If you have news for JetsonGreen.com, send us a tip. See more: