The council said the site’s product locator attracted 75,800 visitors last year, including design-build professionals, homebuyers, consumers and others.

Searches for dealers (57,718) and distributors (9,994) were both up by 7% compared to 2005, while e-class attendance for building professionals reached 292.

Just over 100,000 PDF downloads of southern pine publications were made during 2006.

Some 367,862 page views were recorded on the council’s dedicated website for raised floor construction.