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Research Fields

  • wood
  • wood protection
  • wood preservation
  • structural wood protection 
  • wood ageing
  • accelerated greying
  • field testing of wood
  • wood modification
  • natural insulation
  • wood decay fungi
  • water repellents for wood (natural waxes, oils, etc.)
  • recycled wood
  • XRF analysis of recycled wood
  • sorption properties of protected wood
  • leaching of wood preservatives
  • moisture monitoring of wood in buildings
  • assessment of wood decomposition
  • remediation of wooden buildings infested with fungi
  • low energy houses
  • buildnig whit wood
  • wood cultural heritage

Selected Bibliography

1 . KRŽIŠNIK, Davor, LESAR, Boštjan, THALER, Nejc, HUMAR, Miha. Micro and material climate monitoring in wooden buildings in sub-Alpine environments. Construction & building materials. [Print ed.]. 2018, vol. 166, str. 188-195. ISSN 0950-0618., DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.01.118. [COBISS.SI-ID 2881929]


2. DE ANGELIS, Marco, ROMAGNOLI, Manuela, VEK, Viljem, POLJANŠEK, Ida, OVEN, Primož, THALER, Nejc, LESAR, Boštjan, KRŽIŠNIK, Davor, HUMAR, Miha. Chemical composition and resistance of Italian stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) wood against fungal decay and wetting. Industrial crops and products. 2018, vol. 117, str. 187-196, ilustr. ISSN 0926-6690., DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.03.016. [COBISS.SI-ID 2890633]


3. LESAR, Boštjan, HUMAR, Miha, HORA, Guido. Quality assessment of recycled wood with and without non-wooden materials from selected recycling companies in Europe. Waste management. [Print ed.]. 2018, vol. 79, no. sep., str. 362-373. ISSN 0956-053X. [COBISS.SI-ID 2932873]


4. LESAR, Boštjan, HUMAR, Miha, HORA, Guido, HACHMEISTER, Philipp, SCHMIEDL, Detlef, PINDEL, Elvira, SIIKA-AHO, Matti, LIITIÄ, Tiina. Utilization of recycled wood in biorefineries: preliminary results of steam explosion and ethanol/water organosolv pulping without a catalyst. European journal of wood and wood products. [Print ed.]. 2016, vol. 74, iss. 5, str. 711-723, ilustr. ISSN 0018-3768., DOI: 10.1007/s00107-016-1064-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 2582409]


5. LESAR, Boštjan, STRAŽE, Aleš, HUMAR, Miha. Sorption properties of wood impregnated with aqueous solution of boric acid and montan wax emulsion. Journal of applied polymer science. [Print ed.]. 2011, vol. 120, no. 3, str. 1337-1345. ISSN 0021-8995. [COBISS.SI-ID 1877385]


6. LESAR, Boštjan, PAVLIČ, Matjaž, PETRIČ, Marko, SEVER ŠKAPIN, Andrijana, HUMAR, Miha. Wax treatment of wood slows photodegradation. Polymer degradation and stability. 2011, vol. 96, no. 7, str. 1271-1278. ISSN 0141-3910. [COBISS.SI-ID 1914761]


7. LESAR, Boštjan, HUMAR, Miha, KRALJ, Polonca. Influence of montan wax emulsions on leaching dynamics of boric acid from impregnated wood. Wood research. [Tiskana izd.]. 2010, let. 55, št. 1, str. 93-100. ISSN 1336-4561. [COBISS.SI-ID 1792649]