Form as function: Added functionalities are now a feature of many EWPs. Terra Lengo's veneers are sawed lengthwise and dried slowly to strengthen layers and give a real-wood look.
Weyerhaeuser's Edge Gold flooring panels feature small grooves on one edge to help rainwater drain at the jobsite.
Synergetic systems: Streamlined weatherization is a challenge for builders vying to meet energy codes. Huber's Zip System packages engineered subfloor panels with seam tape and a continuous air barrier to cut down on jobsite steps.