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Old Posted Nov 14, 2017, 7:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Walch View Post
We just had an office presentation by Structurlam, a BC CLT manufacturer - they have a rep in Portland. They said that CLT is little bit cheaper than concrete construction (I think they said 4%?) and has a far lower carbon footprint. They also said if you can build with wood stick frame construction you are better off doing that as it will be cheaper and easier.
That is where the 4 over 1 construction would still win out, CLT would probably be better for taller structures that are 6 floors or higher.
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