This survey is open to architects, building designers, builders, interior decorators, engineers, floor layers - in fact anyone with an interest in specifying or installing timber.

Please take the time to fill it in.

Note that compulsory questions are marked with a !

!1. What is your occupation?
!2. Australian White Cypress is a medium density timber. Do you consider it to be a hardwood or a softwood?
!3. Do you consider Australian White Cypress to be termite resistant?
!4. Is Australian White Cypress considered to be durable?
!5. Can Australian White Cypress be used for weatherboards?
!6. Is Australian White Cypress recommended for external use?
!7. Is Australian White Cypress commonly used as polished flooring?
!8. Does Australian White Cypress have a higher impact resistance than many hardwoods?
!9. Is Australian White Cypress too soft to be used for polished floor boards?
!10. Is Australian White Cypress available as a structural timber?
!11. Is Australian White Cypress available for use in glulam beams and posts?
!12. All Cypress that is produced from managed state forests carries Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) certification. Is this an important factor in your decision to use timber?
!13. Will AFS certification influence you to use Cypress in the future?
!14. The NSW Cypress industry is in the process of creating a manufacturing Quality Assurance program. Do you see this type of performance guarantee as necessary in the timber industry?
!15. Cypress is a very knotty timber, highly figured with much dark and light colour contrast within the boards. Is this a feature that customers and/or your clients do or would consider for visual applications such as flooring?
!16. Have you specified or used Cypress in a recent project?
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