Fire Retardant Treated Wood (FRTW) for Commercial and Residential Structures - Update

to take this course

Fire-retardant treated wood (FRTW) provides the traditional aesthetic of wood without the fear of flammability. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss interior and exterior FRTW, codes and tests that ensure FRTW is safe for buildings and their occupants, and the many applications for FRTW products. Participants will get an in-depth look at the manufacturing process that creates safe, sustainable, and aesthetically-pleasing wood that can be used in all of their projects.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain how fire-retardant treated wood (FRTW) reduces personal injury and property damage by reducing the spread of flame and smoke
  2. Discuss the differences between interior and exterior FRTW and common applications of each
  3. Identify the organizations and codes that ensure FRTW products are standardized and safe for future users, especially in the event of an emergency
  4. List the various tests and quality control processes used to analyze FRTW products’ ability to slow the spread of flame, protecting a building and its occupants
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(06) Wood, Plastics and Composites
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
VIA06C
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion