Durable timber design is a sustainability issue as good timber used outside shouldn’t suffer due to poor selection and detailing. This course will present broad guidelines for balancing species performance, site conditions, architectural intent in finishes and maintenance, and an effective building service life.
Learn more about timber durability and exterior wood finishes by taking this course from Pointsbuild.
Upon completion of this course, you will earn 1 point toward your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training.
- Understand the characteristics of timber
- Elaborate on how weathering, decay and hazards affect timber
- Design for durability and reduced decay