September 25, 2020 — Fires have burned almost one million acres of ground in Oregon, taking lives and destroying property and livelihoods. The contributing factors to these blazes will, we hope, be well discussed in the next few months. But as of now all of...

September 21, 2020 — Wood decay (rot) is a common concern, especially in Oregon. It is well known that wood must be protected before, during and after construction. We frequently communicate with building professionals who need to prevent decay in their projects. With so much...

August 25, 2020 — The Freres family recently went back to the classroom. More specifically, they visited the Freres Family Classroom in the new George W. Peavy Forest Science Center at Oregon State University. The Center opened  in 2020 following years of planning and construction....

August 3, 2020 — Freres’ newly released Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Mass Plywood Panels (MPP), has shown exciting results regarding the environmental sustainability of MPP. Before diving into these results, it may be helpful to review what an LCA is....

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