The Market Access category covers research projects that evaluate national and international market trends to enable industry to develop business and industry development strategies.
These projects develop and improve products matched to market needs, and continue to expand markets for wood products.
Key goals include creating greater value in wood products by developing knowledge and technology to increase timber construction in residential, commercial and industrial buildings; appearance grade timber products and markets; and sustainable wood products.
Accelerated Testing of Window Joinery made from Eucalypts
This project aimed to improve the durability of ash eucalypts as window joinery through preservative treatment, by demonstrating improved performance compared to untreated windows, and similar... Read More
Incidence of Major Structural Damage from Termites in Australian Houses
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) were in a position to shed light on the problem of major structural damage from termites in data gathered in its “Australian Housing Survey” con... Read More
Prototype Environmental Home: a Study in Technology Transfer, System Testing and Design Synthesis
This project tested the feasibility of utilising an innovative skeletal timber framing system for housing through a demonstration building; evaluated the potential for enhancing the system thr... Read More
Timber Floor Research: Literature Review
This report details a literature search of available local and international information relating to timber flooring and any unique floor systems other than the standard bearer and joist syste... Read More