A Review of Termite Risk Management in Housing Construction

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dc.contributor.author Forsythe, Perry en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T05:03:32Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T05:03:32Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier 2008001059 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Forsythe Perry 2004, 'A Review of Termite Risk Management in Housing Construction', Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation, Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.issn - en_US
dc.identifier.other R1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12204
dc.description.abstract Timber has proven to be a cost effective construction soluti on for detached housing and more recently multi-unit residential construction. Despite this, timber is prone to termite attack and concerns have been raised about the building industry?s ability to protect buildings against termite attack (Boyle 2002, Harding 2002a). Unfortunately, these concerns are not helped by media coverage that exaggerates the risk of termite attack (Bayard 2000). In addition, alternative products continue to contest established timber markets by claiming to have better resistance to termites. It is therefore important to protect the image and stature of timber by minimising the risk of termite attack. Primarily, there is a need to close the gap between perceived and actual risk. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.timber.org.au/resources/A%20Review%20of%20Termite%20Risk%20Management%20in%20Housing%20Construction.pdf en_US
dc.title A Review of Termite Risk Management in Housing Construction en_US
dc.parent en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 24 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Built Environment en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120300 en_US
dc.personcode 104827 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Design Practice and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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dc.staffid 104827 en_US


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