Continuing Education

Preservative-Treated Wood: Specification and Use

Approximately 1 hour

In applications where wood may be exposed to moisture, insects, or fungal organisms, preservative-treated wood can ensure a project’s durability. This course reviews: the manufacturing process for pressure-treated wood; types of preservative treatments and the required levels of retention as dictated by the end-use application, desired service life, and exposure conditions; American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) Use Category standards; current issues concerning preserved wood in residential and commercial construction; and Best Management Practices (BMPs) for aquatic uses.

Presented by Butch Bernhardt on behalf of Western Wood Preservers Institute.

 This course is ONLINE: SELF-PACED. Experience it on your own schedule, at your convenience.

 This course is registered with 27 industry association(s). Show credit and registration information. Hide credit and registration information.

This course is rated 1 SD symbol. This course contains minimal sustainable design information. You can read more about the Sustainability Rating system.

This course IS Health, Safety and Welfare eligible.

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