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Wood Webinar Wednesday - Preserved Wood: Deck Specification and Use
Our June event is hosted with Wood Preservation Canada and Western Wood Preservers Institute. Join us for an introduction to Preserved Wood with Dallin Brooks!

Presentation abstract:
In applications where wood may be exposed to moisture, insects or fungal organisms, preservative-treated wood can help ensure durability and safety. In this webinar, participants will learn about the manufacturing process for pressure-treated wood, available products and their differences, and how preserved wood is used in construction.

Attendees will learn the following:
• Introduction to Preserved Wood
• How Wood is Preservative Treated
• Today’s Wood Preservatives
• Specifying Using CSA O80 Use Category System
• Using Preserved Wood in Construction
• Environmental Benefits of Preserved Wood

Jun 16, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dallin Brooks, MSc.
Executive Director @Western Wood Preservers Institute
Dallin does extensive work with preserved wood over the entire life cycle, from pressure treatment to end of service life. Helping builders, specifiers and code officials understand the need for preservatives in wood for sustainability and safety. Mr. Brooks graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BSc. in Wood Products Processing and a MSc. in Forests and Society focusing on wood preservation as a value-added commodity.