Demystifying Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood Specifications

Writing a strong, generic specification for Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood helps ensure code-compliant FRTW will be installed, competition will be encouraged, and ultimately performance and value for the owner will be delivered. This article, which appeared in the December 2021 issue of The Construction Specifier, contains a strong, generic model specification in standard CSI format for Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood. The article helps specifiers:

  • Identify the critical code requirements for FRTW; and
  • Use those requirements to write their own strong generic specification for FRTW.

(The article starts on Page 22.)

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