Wood-E® Design Software Update
for Canadian Customers


The LP® SolidStart® software team has released LP® Wood-E® Design 2012.1, an update to the convenient design software program that gives architects, engineers and designers the tools to create floor, wall and roof designs using LP SolidStart I-Joists, LVL or LSL in residential or light commercial construction. The new release features vertical wall member design including stud, columns and additional program enhancements.

“The Wood-E design software has a proven history in floor and roof framing design, and now fills the need for a simple, efficient solution for designing wall and column members,” said Kim Rogers, marketing associate. “We’re pleased to release this software update including special features for our Canadian customers.”

Additional updates include:

  • Added 11 1/4” LPI 52Plus;
  • Allows users to set the default products for each member design;
  • Allows users to choose if input-bearing length for joist/beam would be automatically increased as needed.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality engineered wood building materials including OSB, structural framing products, and exterior siding for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction. From manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil, LP products are sold to builders and homeowners through building materials distributors and dealers and retail home centers.

Source: Louisiana-Pacific Corporation

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