Osmose

New Micronized Technology for Pressure Treated Wood

This course discusses both general and sustainable benefits of micronized copper pressure treated wood. Design professionals will become more familiar with wood as a sustainable building material, the pressure treating process, and environmental certifications and advantages.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Identify why some treated woods processes are Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) certified, based on Life-Cycle Assessment
2. List the environmental certifications that micronized copper pressure treated wood processes have achieved
3. Recognize the benefits of using micronized copper preservative technology in sustainable building design
4. Explain why wood is a good choice for building materials when considering environmental impact
5. Describe the Pressure Treating process

GBCI Course ID: 
0090006524
AIA Course Number: 
GOS06A
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Applicable Credits: 
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
Design Category: 
(06) Wood, Plastics and Composites

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion