Using Thermally Modified Wood in Building Design

Start Date
02/06/2023
End Date
02/06/2025
Description
Thermal modification is a tried and tested process for increasing the durability of wood while maintaining a warm aesthetic in building design. This course examines all aspects of this sustainable wood product and how it can be incorporated into a variety of projects.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Parks & Recreation
Residential Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Explain how the thermal modification process increases the durability of wood to provide a material that can be specified for longevity in building projects.

Identify the ways that thermally modified wood can help contribute to the overall sustainability of a building project.

Identify appropriate applications for the use of thermally modified wood to maintain aesthetic standards and ensure long-term performance.

Explain the difference between wood preservation techniques in order to specify those that contribute to a healthier, more sustainable project while maintaining a specific design aesthetic.

Apply course content to improve the design and performance of their own projects.
Instructors
Geanna Johnson
Course Codes
AEC1594
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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