The Long Hall in Whitefish, Montana epitomizes many of the benefits of CLT construction—speed of installation, environmental and aesthetic benefits of wood, and energy efficiency. The two-story wood structure took just five days to erect, and gave the owner a sustainable, energy-efficient building.
- Identify the advantages of using cross laminated timber (CLT) for an infill project.
- Describe building official concerns related to the first use of CLT in a commercial building in Montana and how they were satisfied.
- Explain how CLT reduced the building’s carbon footprint.
- Discuss how the project team was able to erect a two-story CLT building in five days.