New FWPA program to uncover opportunities in detached housing market

New FWPA program to uncover opportunities in detached housing market

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) has launched a technical extension program to encourage the use of wood products in residential Class 1 properties.

The National Residential Construction and Fit-out Program, headed by Dr Alastair Woodard, a structural engineer and construction consultant previously involved in FWPA’s WoodSolutions programs, will uncover the issues and opportunities for timber that exist amongst Australia’s top builders.

The first phase of the program will involve market research and consultation over several months with leading residential builders in every state. This phase will gather insights into the building community’s perceptions of using wood products, what they see as the benefits and their concerns.

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