NASHVILLE, Tenn. – LP Building Solutions (LP), a leading manufacturer of high-performance building products, is excited to announce the launch of LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, the newest addition to the LP Structural Solutions portfolio. This innovative sheathing product is designed to enhance energy efficiency and reduce thermal bridging, making it an ideal choice for cost-effective and sustainable construction.

Improvement Continues

LP remains dedicated to advancing its product line with a focus on sustainability and efficiency. Chris Dall, LP’s Growth and Innovation Product Manager, commented, “At LP, we are committed to continuous improvement and offering innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of building professionals in various regions and climates. LP NovaCore sheathing exemplifies our dedication to providing comprehensive structural solutions.”


Engineered to withstand extreme temperatures, LP NovaCore Thermal Insulated Sheathing features a dual-layered construction with an extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation layer. This combination of XPS foam and oriented strand board (OSB) substrate sets it apart from other insulated panel products currently available. The XPS foam ensures long-lasting insulation with a higher R-value compared to standard sheathing, and it maintains its performance over time. Remarkably, this sheathing can be installed using standard 2×4 spacing, eliminating the need for builders to modify their framing techniques.
Complex Building Codes
Dall further explained, “With increasingly complex building codes, LP strives to simplify the installation process and help builders meet code requirements effortlessly. Additionally, as insulation standards become more stringent, insulated sheathing will transition from a luxury to a necessity.”


LP NovaCore Thermal Insulated Sheathing is not only compliant with International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) requirements but also offers inherent structural integrity and easy installation for builders. Homeowners benefit from reduced heating and cooling costs, thanks to the sheathing’s ability to maintain a consistent indoor environment. LP NovaCore sheathing offers a long-term investment that delivers energy efficiency, durability, and peace of mind for both contractors and homeowners.

Standale Lumber

Standale Lumber proudly partners with LP Building Solutions to supply premium products to builders across the Northern Midwest. With their unwavering commitment to excellence, Standale ensures that every project receives the highest quality materials and meticulous attention to detail, guaranteeing customer satisfaction.