The WPA is a technical and advisory organisation dedicated to improving the
performance of wood as the sustainable construction material of choice.
Most timber used in the UK is a plantation-grown softwood; these lack sufficient
natural durablility for many construction applications. However, with correct
treatment, they will deliver the required service in any application - indoors
WPA specialises in the following areas
Wood selection for different end uses
Specificationof preservative treatments
Specification of modified woods
Specification of flame retardant treatments
Coatings for external wood
The Standards and Regulations covering wood protection
The WPA benchmark of quality
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WPA Specifier Manuals: All you need to know about wood protection specification and practice