Southern Yellow Pine: Sustainability and Applications - Update
Culpeper Wood Preservers is one of the largest producers of pressure treated lumber in the United States. A leading manufacturer of pressure treated products for the residential, commercial, industrial and marine markets that employs more than 350 people. Culpeper Wood Preservers’ brand name products are sold exclusively through independent lumber dealers throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Mid-West and South. They operate 10 plants strategically located in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Indiana.
This one-hour course describes Southern Yellow Pine’s impact on building structures historically and today, listing its sustainable attributes and characteristics. This course also examines how the by-products and waste of SYP are reusable and compares the life cycle assessment of SYP to other building materials.
- Describe Southern Yellow Pine’s (SYP) impact on building structures historically and today and how they have ensured the safety of occupants
- Explain the sustainable attributes of Southern Yellow Pine, specifically how the by-products and waste of SYP manufacturing are reusable
- List the characteristics of Southern Yellow Pine and how specifying SYP in your project can meet or exceed codes and standards that maintain the integrity of the building structure
- Compare the life cycle assessment of SYP to other building materials