Through the work in codes, communications, conversions, and innovation, Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) funded programs tackle specific challenges to increase awareness of the economic, social, and environmental benefits of building with softwood lumber products. Thanks to the collective impact of the softwood lumber industry’s investments, for the third consecutive year, more than 1 billion board feet of incremental softwood lumber demand was generated. SLB-funded programs generated an additional 224 million board feet over 2018; this 18% year-over-year growth includes 432 million board feet generated in Q4 alone, a 56% increase over the same period last year.
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SLB reports nearly 1.5 BBF of softwood lumber demand generated in 2019