Wood Advisory Services has worked with industry, government agencies, trade associations, and utilities in research and development projects. We have provided the following services:
Wood and wood-based products have unique mechanical, physical, and biological properties which merit consideration during the design process. Realistic material specifications often require a specialized knowledge of the wood products industry and the performance history of its many and varied products. Wood Advisory Services frequently assists engineers and architects in the design of wood structures and specification of wood materials. In addition, we often advise contractors and material suppliers on the interpretation of wood construction specifications.
- Research project development and implementation
- Process and product evaluation
- Statistical analysis and experimental design
- International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) code-approval assistance