Continuing Education

Preservative-Treated Wood: Specification and Use

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.

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Sponsor: Western Wood Preservers Institute

Presenter: Butch Bernhardt, Western Wood Preservers Institute

Delivery Format: Online, Self-Paced

Duration: 1 hour

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