Home   |   Education   |   Membership   |   News   |   FAQs   |   About Us
Members:   Login   |   Register
YouTube   Twitter   LinkedIn   RSS Feed   AWC Store
American Wood Council

DES131-A – Specifying Alternatives for Conventional Treatments


PDF   SelfStudy

Determining the best option for a durable wood product can be confusing due to the wide array of options available. Assessing project needs and selecting the appropriate product can lead to long‐lasting, visually pleasing projects. Maintenance of existing materials is as important as proper material selection. This article discusses options and strategies that designers and specifiers can use to choose the best solutions suited for wood application to provide durability.

Learning Objectives

After reading this article, you will:

  1. Become familiar with the decay and termite hazards included in risk assessment for wood products.
  2. Become familiar with options available for protection of wood products.
  3. Be aware of maintenance requirements for various wood products.
  4. Learn about the impacts on wood properties due to treatment and preservation processes.

Equivalencies: 1.0 Hours of Instruction = 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 1 Professional Development Hours (PDH) = 1 Learning Units (LU)

Key


Download a PDF


Watch a Video


View Webinar FAQs


Take an eCourse


Schedule a Live Presentation


Listen to an MP3


View a Flash Presentation

 
American Wood Council
 
 
 
 
222 Catoctin Circle SE, Suite 201
Leesburg, VA 20175

- Public Policy Office -
1101 K Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
- Phone -
General: 202-463-2766
General Fax: 703-771-4079
Publications: 800-890-7732
Publications Fax: 412-741-0609
- Email -
Technical: info@awc.org
Publications: publications@awc.org
Education: education@awc.org
Fire: fire@awc.org
 
© Copyright 2017 American Wood Council. All Rights Reserved.