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Industry-prioritized research, technology transfer, and education needs and opportunities in residential constructionAuthor(s): Vladimir Kochkin; Ed Hudson; Robert J. Ross; Karen L. Martinson
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-259. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-47.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThis report identifies the priority areas in residential construction where technical research and technological advancements offer potential to benefit the industry as it strives to advance the quality of housing and meet today’s market expectations for a home’s cost, performance, durability, and environmental stewardship. The prioritization is performed by home builders based on their experience with constructing new homes.
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CitationKochkin, Vladimir; Hudson, Ed; Ross, Robert J.; Martinson, Karen L. 2018. Industry-prioritized research, technology transfer, and education needs and opportunities in residential construction. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-259. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-47.
KeywordsNeeds assessment, residential construction, energy, indoor air quality, fire resistance, disaster resistance, durability
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