The AWPA Executive Committee (EC) has ratified proposal T05-T2-U1, which dealt with the requirement to use ground contact retentions in above ground applications under certain circumstances. The effective date will be the publication date of the 2016 Book of Standards. According to AWPA, the expected publication date is May or June 2016.
As a reminder, ICC-ES adopted this proposal into AC 326 at its October 2015 meeting in Birmingham, AL. The implementation date for ICC-ES products is July 15, 2016.
TP will continue to keep you updated on any new developments.
In February,TP updated its Treating Supplies Price List. The updated list will be distributed to plants along with their monthly inspection reports. If you would like an additional copy, please contact Robin Buckner at firstname.lastname@example.org