CLT Milestone in Montana

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.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the advantages of using cross laminated timber (CLT) for an infill project.
  2. Describe building official concerns related to the first use of CLT in a commercial building in Montana and how they were satisfied.
  3. Explain how CLT reduced the building’s carbon footprint.
  4. Discuss how the project team was able to erect a two-story CLT building in five days.