Title: Build Green: Wood Can Last for Centuries
Author: Clausen, Carol A.; Glass, Samuel V.
Source: Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-215, 2012: 27 p.
Station ID: GTR-FPL-215
Description: This report updates and revises information from the 1976 Forest Service publication by Rodney C. DeGroot, “Your Wood Can Last for Centuries.” It explains why wood decays, alerts the homeowner to conditions that can result in decay in buildings, and describes measures to prevent moisture-related damage to wood.
Keywords: moisture; decay
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Clausen, Carol A.; Glass, Samuel V. 2012. Build Green: Wood Can Last for Centuries. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-215, 2012: 27 p..