By: Jim Nicolow, Principal at Lord Aeck Sargent & Taylor Keep, Senior Director of Platform Product Management In the wake of COVID-19, the Biden Administration’s “Build Back Better” economic recovery plan includes investment in modern, sustainable infrastructure to build a clean energy economy. The Administration seeks to mobilize American manufacturing and innovation to create a […]
Design and construction companies are urging the Biden Administration to build back greener. Green Build February 22, 2021 – President Biden has made a commitment to “Build Back Better” in the wake of COVID-19, the economic crisis, social upheaval, and regulatory rollbacks by the former administration. A growing group of architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms […]
As we mark the first anniversary of the opening of Katerra’s Cross-laminated Timber (CLT) Factory in Spokane, Washington, we are proud to announce an expanded CLT product line that includes certified Douglas Fir-Larch (DF-L) and Spruce-Pine-Fir (SPF) species combinations available in two stress grades that provide diverse and flexible solutions to inspire and facilitate the […]
What is Catalyst? Catalyst is the result of a unique collaboration between a cross-industry team of partners that resulted in a transformative showcase for 21st century sustainable development. Anchoring Spokane’s new South Landing “eco-district” neighborhood, the Catalyst building demonstrates new building techniques, materials, and a sustainable shared energy model. These design features help make Catalyst […]
As mass timber continues to build steam as a viable option for large commercial buildings, our advanced materials research team has looked at every aspect of CLT to ensure that we have the technology to deliver high performing and safe mass timber buildings.
With clean onsite generation and energy submetering, this factory is now positioned to deliver high-quality, low-carbon building components with even greater operational excellence.
We’re excited to share that Katerra’s cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory in Spokane Valley, Wash. has received Chain of Custody (CoC) certification under three major certification programs.
SFI®, FSC®, and PEFC certifications offer new options for Katerra CLT to meet green building standards.
Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, today announced the grand opening of North America’s highest volume cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory. Located in Spokane Valley, Wash., the 270,000-square-foot-facility will significantly increase supplies of CLT, a fully renewable structural building material that sequesters carbon for a building’s life and can be used in place of steel and concrete in buildings up to 18 stories.