Engineered wood: Fact sheet no. 11

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This wood for good fact sheet is an introductory guide to engineered wood.

This sheet briefly explains engineered wood and then discusses the creation process and a number of the benefits of the different types of engineered woods available, included in which are: engineered timber beams (I-beams), heat treated wood, laminated wood panels, engineered constructional floors, compressed wood floors and engineered wood floors.

Contents:

  • Engineered timber beams (I-beams)
  • Heat treated wood
  • Laminated wood panels
  • Engineered construction floors
  • Compressed wood floors
  • Engineered wood floors

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