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AWPA U1 Standard Revisions Appealed Due To Lack of Data and Data Omission

Sunbelt Forest Products Appeals AWPA U1 Standard Revisions; Requests Changes Be Rescinded


BARTOW, FL, May 31, 2016 – Sunbelt Forest Products has announced that it will be filing, this week, an appeal of the American Wood Protection Association’s (AWPA’s) recent revisions to the U1 standard for above ground outdoor wood applications. The revision recommends the use of ground contact lumber for outdoor structure components that are “difficult to maintain, repair or replace and are critical to the performance and safety of the entire system construction.”


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