Alternatives to TimberSIL
We are designing a commercial project in Gulfport, Mississippi where we were planning to use TimberSIL. We were looking for something that was durable, low-maintenance, and highly resilient in addition to being environmentally friendly. We chose TimberSIL since it was one of BuildingGreen's Top Ten Green products several years ago, was the first non-toxic preservative product approved by the EPA, had been around for over a decade, and seemed to have one of the best warranties available among pressure-treated woods.
In light of the recent news of this product's performance in the Make It Right homes in New Orleans, however, we are now seeking alternatives. The Make It Right projects seem to be replacing the TimberSIL with Trex, which won’t work for us since we were using it in structural applications. Please let me know if you have done any research on this and have any suggestions for us.
Posted Mon, 12/30/2013 - 13:06
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