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2012 Chicago Wood Solutions Fair

September 27, 2012 – -

 

Schaumburg, ILSchaumburg, IL

Free

Wood Solutions Fairs are FREE multi-faceted, day-long educational events on the use of wood in non-residential and multi-family buildings.

Event Details
Check-in: 7:00 am
Sessions begin: 8:00 am
Sessions end: 4:55 pm

Click here to register. There is no cost and lunch is included.

Click here to download the schedule and session summaries.

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Materials Matter: Design Trends for a Sustainable Future
Cheryl Ciecko, AIA, ALA, LEED AP, WoodWorks
Today, moving forward means looking back to traditional, natural materials and using them in new ways. Find out how wood materials provide solutions in terms of durability, fire, moisture and sustainability. Discover innovations that are allowing traditional wood materials and systems to be the solution of choice for a variety of building types, including four to six-story mid-rise buildings, cross laminated timber structures up to 15 stories and commercial structures of all types. Topics will also include Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Environmental Product Declarations, green building rating systems, forest certification and biophilia.

Cheryl A. Ciecko is a licensed architect and Senior Technical Director for WoodWorks in the central US. A specialist in sustainability issues, she is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) and a LEED AP. Cheryl has a BS in Architecture from the University of Illinois – Urbana with High Honors, and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis.

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Using a Wood Podium in Mixed-use Design: An Architectural Case Study
Karyn Beebe, PE, LEED AP, APA
Focusing on a successful, mixed-use redevelopment project in the Sacramento Valley, this presentation will examine some of the opportunities and challenges associated with mid-rise wood design. Topics will include code analysis, occupancies, structural considerations associated with a wood podium, management of the design for longevity and sustainability.

Karyn Beebe, P.E., LEED AP, is an Engineered Wood Specialist for APA covering the Southwest based out of San Diego, California. Karyn is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of California and is a graduate of Purdue University with a BS in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structures. She is an active member in several professional organizations including the Structural Engineers Association and US Green Building Council, and serves as Treasurer for the San Diego Area Chapter of International Code Council. Prior to joining APA, Karyn practiced structural engineering in San Diego designing buildings of all types. She also worked for the City of San Diego’s building department performing structural and life safety review of building plans.


MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Case Study – Podium Designs and Mixed-use Mid-rise Structures
Matthew S. Church, PE, Davis & Church, LLC
This session will examine mixed-use wood buildings across North America. The discussion will focus on critical aspects of the structural design, including material species and grade selection, an economical approach to lateral load transfer and effects of wood shrinkage. Examples of Type III and Type V cons

truction, as defined by the International Building Code, will be discussed along with their inherent structural challenges. Other associated topics will include rigid wood diaphragm design, stud wall design and fire-retardant-treated lumber.

Matthew Church is a licensed Professional Engineer in the field of Structural Engineering with an extensive background in multi-family and mixed-use projects. He was awarded a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structures from Brigham Young University and currently holds registration in several states including California, New York, Texas and Florida. He is a principal partner in the firm of Davis & Church, LLC, established in 2003 and located in Alpharetta, GA.

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Adventures in Engineering – Designing the Iconic Metropol Parasol
Jan-Peter Koppitz, Dipl-Ing, Eur Ing, MIstructE CEng, Ove Arup & Partners
Recognized around the world for its unusual geometry, the iconic Metropol Parasol in Seville, Spain is one of the world’s largest timber structures. This presentation by project engineer Jan-Peter Koppitz will trace what he calls the “adventure” of engineering this unique project. From the first sketches to the turn of the last screw, the design team—architects, structural engineers and wood specialists—found itself on an expedition in new technological and architectural territory. This could only be managed with a great deal of knowledge, experience and creativity, as well as the courage to pursue innovative, never-tried solutions.

Jan-Peter Koppitz is an Associate at Ove Arup & Partners, where he has worked since 2000, first in London and now in Madrid. From 2002-2005, he was a structural tutor at the prestigious Design Research Lab, AA in London and he now teaches at the School of Architecture, IE Business School in Madrid. He studied Civil Engineering at the BTU Cottbus in his native Germany after spending much of his youth living in the US.

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
LCT ONE – Case Study of an Eight-story Wood Office Building
Nabih Tahan, AIA, CREE
This presentation will describe the Life Cycle Tower ONE (LCT ONE), an eight-story wood office building recently built in Austria. LCT ONE was the culmination of a research project that resulted in a system for building timber high-rises up to 30 stories. It is a solution that addresses climate change in the design and construction industry, beginning with the choice of a natural, renewable resource to replace steel, concrete and other fossil fuel-intensive materials. Topics will include the motivation, research and product development that preceded the construction of LCT ONE, as well as production of the floor and wall components and erection of the building envelope in just eight days.

Based in California and Austria, Nabih Tahan, AIA, specializes in energy-efficient design and timber construction. In 1992, he moved from Berkeley to Austria, where he was introduced to European energy efficiency and sustainable construction methods. He returned to the US in 2005 and introduced the Passive House Standard to California by retrofitting his home. Mr. Tahan has now joined the CREE team, and is helping this general contracting firm to adapt its timber based “system approach” method to the design and construction of schools, office buildings and residential projects in North America.

MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Case Study – Centre Pompidou-Metz
Andrew Lawrence, Arup
This case study presentation will focus on recent landmark projects in Europe, including the new Metz Pompidou designed in conjunction with Shigeru Ban and the

Serpentine Pavilion with Alvaro Siza. Through examples, Lawrence will demonstrate that, because timber is easy to work with, the introduction of modern fabrication techniques has given building designers the ability to create truly unique structures. Topics will include the range of wood species and engineered wood products available, their manufacturing processes, and how the characteristics of each can contribute to innovative and durable structures.

Andrew Lawrence is the leading timber specialist at Arup and a member of the UK timber design code committee. He has appeared on UK Television in Grand Designs and recently co-authored a book to mark the 75-year anniversary of the UK Timber Research and Development Association.

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
All-wood and Hybrid Panelized Roof Systems: Cost-effective Roof Solutions
Hoppy Post, Panelized Structures Inc.
Although panelized roof systems are especially popular in industrial building applications on the west coast, they can be used to reduce building costs in retail, commercial and office applications all over the US. Learn why panelized roof systems are so cost effective and how to efficiently design and install them. Other topics will include solutions for structural loading, fire protection and constructability, as well as additional benefits and design resources.

Peter (Hoppy) Post is President of Panelized Structures Inc., which is the largest industrial wood roof construction company in the western US. Having founded Panelized Structures in 1989 to focus on all-wood roof systems, he approached Vulcraft in the early ’90s and developed a hybrid steel/wood roof system that is now used on more than 75% of the flat warehouse/commercial/industrial roofs on the west coast. He is active with the American Institute of Timber Construction, and a founding member of the Roof Erector’s Association.

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Case Study – First Commercial Project Opens Door for CLT in US
Darryl Byle, PE, CLT Solutions
This case study presentation will showcase the first commercial building in the US constructed with cross laminated timber (CLT)—The Long Hall in Whitefish, Montana. Completed in 2011, this two-story infill project epitomizes many of the benefits of CLT, including speed of installation, the environmental and aesthetic benefits of wood, and energy efficiency. Topics will include the design and construction process, building code challenges and a cost analysis that compared CLT to concrete masonry units.

Darryl Byle, PE, is a registered Professional Engineer and ICC Certified Plans Examiner and Building Inspector with over 30 years of engineering and project management experience. His experience with the design, construction and inspection aspects of projects provides a broad base for design, plan review, project management and inspection. His firm, CLT Solutions, currently focuses on the production, design and construction of cross laminated timber.

MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Full-scale Shear Wall Tests for Forced Transfer around Openings
Karyn Beebe, PE, LEED AP, APA
A joint research project of APA – The Engineered Wood Association, University of British Columbia (UBC), and USDA Forest Products Laboratory was initiated in 2009 to examine the variations of walls with code-allowable openings. This presentation shares test results from the full-scale wall configurations (8 feet x 12 feet), which will be used in conjunction with the analytical results from a computer model developed by UBC to develop rational design methodologies for adoption in US codes and standards.

Karyn Beebe, P.E., LEED AP

, is an Engineered Wood Specialist for APA covering the Southwest based out of San Diego, California. Karyn is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of California and is a graduate of Purdue University with a BS in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structures. She is an active member in several professional organizations including the Structural Engineers Association and US Green Building Council, and serves as Treasurer for the San Diego Area Chapter of International Code Council. Prior to joining APA, Karyn practiced structural engineering in San Diego designing buildings of all types. She also worked for the City of San Diego’s building department performing structural and life safety review of building plans.

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Connection Solutions for Wood-frame Structures
John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, PE, American Wood Council
One of the biggest “eye openers” for those new to the design of non-residential wood buildings is that designing and detailing the connections is not as complex as imagined. This seminar will feature an overview of common fastener types and the wood connection philosophies relevant to each. Topics will include techniques for designing efficient, durable and structurally safe connections, minimizing environmental effects on wood connections, and available resources.

John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, PE, joined the American Wood Council (AWC) in 1992 and currently serves as Vice President of Technology Transfer. Responsibilities at AWC include oversight of technical publications, website, help desk, and other technical media. He is also the Editorial Board Chairman for Wood Design Focus, published by the Forest Products Society, and a member of the editorial board for Structure magazine. Prior to joining AWC, Showalter was Technical Director of the Truss Plate Institute. He is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Innovations with Wood – the Duke School in Durham, NC
Robert Sotolongo, AIA, LEED AP, DTW Architects
After an introduction to the use of wood framing in US school construction, architect Robert Sotolongo will share his insights on the design process and decisions made for the Duke schools in North Carolina, including master planning, structural systems, and methods for achieving energy and acoustical performance. Features such as the exposed wood-frame roof system will be investigated, along with common considerations related to the use of wood in schools.

Robert Sotolongo is the Principal Architect and Vice President for DTW Architects in Durham, NC. In this role, he is responsible for all facets of design including construction administration, design team coordination, shop drawing review and approval, conducting and recording facility punch lists, coordination of as-built drawings and final project manuals until certificates of occupancy are delivered. He is a registered architect and holds a Master of Architecture from Clemson University and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia. Robert is a member of various professional societies and has been a LEED 2.0 Accredited Professional since 2003.

MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
2012 National Design Specification for Wood Construction
John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, PE, American Wood Council
The National Design Specification (NDS®) for Wood Construction is the dual format Allowable Stress Design (ASD) and Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) document referenced in US building codes and used to design wood structures worldwide. In this seminar, participants will learn about changes in the 2012 NDS and Supplement relative to previous editions.

John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, PE, joined the American Wood Council (AWC) in 1992 and currently serves as Vice President of Technology Transfer. Responsibilities at AWC include oversight of technical publications, website, help desk, and other technical media. He is also the Editorial Board Chairman for Wood Design Focus, published by the Forest Products Society, and a member of the editorial board for Structure magazine. Prior to joining AWC, Showalter was Technical Director of the Truss Plate Institute. He is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Efficient Use of Wood Framing in Retail Buildings
Archie Landreman, WoodWorks
This presentation examines the advantages of various structural wood products when used in retail buildings, including: wood trusses, wall panels, I-joists, glued laminated timber (glulam), and Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). These products will be considered from a variety of perspectives, including cost savings, sustainability, labor and time savings, and availability. Specific applications and product differences will be discussed.

Archie Landreman is a technical director for WoodWorks and manages the National Accounts Program. Active in the wood and structural building component industry since 1970, he has held various sales and sales management positions related to wood truss and engineered wood products. In particular, he has extensive experience with lumber, structural wood panels, prefabricated wall panels, wood trusses, engineered wood beams and I-joists. He is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Institute of Architects, Association of Licensed Architects, Construction Specifications Institute, Structural Engineers Association of Wisconsin, Structural Building Components Association, Structural Insulated Panel Association, and Forest Products Society.

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Structural Durability: The Proper Use of Preservative Treated Wood
Tom Milton, WoodWorks
Wood buildings can be highly durable, lasting hundreds of years, provided they are built in a way that minimizes moisture exposure and potential wood deterioration. Preventing deterioration starts by diverting and controlling moisture through proper design using eaves, overhangs, orientation, flashing, spacing, column bases and other details. However, where moisture exposure to structural wood products cannot be prevented, preservative treated wood is required by building codes and must be specified. This presentation discusses how to specify and use preservative treated wood and illustrates relevant design details.

Tom Milton is an industry expert who provides technical assistance and educational programs to design professionals using structural wood products in non-residential and multi-family buildings. Tom’s experience includes three years with APA, where he focused on promotion and training related to engineered wood products, and 25 years as a forest products specialist with the University of Minnesota Extension Service, where he provided technical assistance and educational programs for the wood products industry. Tom graduated from the University of Minnesota with bachelors and masters degrees in forestry and wood science. He has lectured on and authored numerous articles on wood-related topics such as utilization, machining, marketing, preservation, selection, construction, and building codes.

MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Understanding Your Environment: Forests, Trees and Responsible Wood Products
Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, Inc.
This presentation will address key questions about forests, forestry and wood products. What

makes a forest ecosystem? What is responsible forest management? What kind of forests do we have in the US? Topics discussed will help connect what happens in our forests to the use of responsible wood products and green building programs.

Currently the Executive Director of Dovetail Partners, Inc., Kathryn Fernholz is a forester by training and has worked on development and forest management issues in a wide range of roles. With a consulting firm, Kathryn’s work included natural resource inventories, comprehensive planning, environmental impact assessments and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). While working for the Community Forestry Resource Center, she developed and managed a group certification project for family forests and worked to increase local capacity to provide forest management and marketing services that are compatible with certification standards. She is also an experienced Forest Management Certification Lead Auditor, and has been a leader within the forestry community in the Upper Midwest through her service as Chair of the Minnesota Society of American Foresters, appointment to the Minnesota Forest Resources Council, and participation on various boards and committees. Kathryn has a BS in Forest Resources from the University of Minnesota, College of Natural Resources.

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM
Architectural Casework
Randy Lange, Lange Brothers Woodwork Co, Inc
This presentation provides design professionals with an understanding of the casework requirements as published in the Architectural Woodwork Standards, Edition One (AWS). Attendees will learn how to navigate the AWS and better understand the differences in premium grade vs. custom grade casework that allow for balanced cost-to-benefit decisions in contract documents. At the conclusion, attendees will have gained a solid overview of custom architectural casework and what to expect in finished products.

With 26 years of experience in the custom woodwork industry, Randy Lange is co-owner and President of Wisconsin’s oldest continuously family owned and operated full service woodwork company. He successfully manages their two plants which are 180 miles apart through a computerized project management system he devised which allow him to see a projects status in real time. Since 2006, Randy has been a team member of the Architectural Woodwork Institutes Project management Seminar. For the past five years, he has shared his valuable expertise to help attendees improve their speed to market to meet customer demands. He holds a Business Degree from UW-Milwaukee in Business Administration, and Finance and Marketing.

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM
Structural Design of Post-frame Systems: A Conceptual Presentation
Dr. Harvey Manbeck, PE, National Frame Building Association
This program begins with a brief description of post-frame building systems followed by an overview of key concepts for their structural design. Information is presented from a conceptual standpoint as opposed to an equation and computational standpoint. Two design methods are addressed: one for post-frame systems without diaphragm action, the other for post-frame systems with diaphragm action. The majority of the program is focused on the latter. The presentation will show how a simple yet powerful and readily available computer program, DAFI, determines the proportion of design lateral loads that are carried to ground by the individual post frames and the proportion carried to ground by the roof diaphragm and shear walls. It then shows how the isolated post foundations are designed to resist lateral and uplift forces. Technical resources available to design professionals will also be discussed.

Dr. Harvey Manbeck, PE, is professor emeritus at Penn State University, where he taught wood structural engineerin

g and building systems engineering for nearly 30 years. He has published over 340 technical articles, and chaired the standards-writing committee that developed the first nationally-recognized engineering practice on diaphragm design of post-frame buildings.

MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM
The Future of Structural Insulated Panels as a Commercial Building Envelope
Al Cobb, Structural Insulated Panel Association
This presentation will focus on the growing acceptance and use of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in non-residential buildings. Starting with an overview of the events that led to the current popularity of SIPs, Al will provide examples of their successful use in commercial projects, as well as information on their proper design and specification, the need for a systems approach, and the services required to make them effective.

Al Cobb is President of the Structural Insulated Panel Association and Director of SIP School. Now in its seventh year, the West Virginia-based SIP School offers a variety of courses to people in the SIPs industry across the US. Al is also President of PanelWrights LLC.

AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Structural Wood-to-wood Fasteners
Brice Hereford, FastenMaster
This presentation will provide an overview of the fastening and connection requirements for wood structural members to resist the loads imposed in wood-frame construction. Topics will include how connections are affected by wood properties, moisture content, loading direction and dowel bearing strength, as well as the evolution of fasteners including their nomenclature (or anatomy), strength properties and other features. The recent development of structural wood screws and their use in various applications will also be discussed.

Brice Hereford is a Certified Sustainable Designer whose interest in energy efficiency goes back to the energy crisis of the 1970s. His focus is on building envelope design, structure and the necessity of excellent air-sealing and insulation both inside and outside the cavity. As the Code Compliance Specialist for FastenMaster, he works with the code community to educate code officials as well as builders, architects and engineers throughout the country in seeking more cost-effective and stronger connections using code compliant structural wood screws. He is a graduate of the Boston Architectural College’s Sustainable Design Certificate program.

AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Using Software to Design Multi-story Wood Buildings
Michael Olson, PE, RISA Technologies
See how engineering software can be used to design multi-story buildings featuring wood walls, wood diaphragms, glued laminated timber (glulam), and dimension lumber. Learn how wind and seismic loads are automatically generated and applied to the structure, and how finite element analysis offers improved accuracy over conventional hand calculation methods. A special emphasis will be placed on the design of an entire building for both strength and serviceability requirements.

An Applications Engineer with RISA Technologies, Michael is involved with technical support and training, as well as general testing and development of the RISA software suite. Prior to joining RISA Technologies, his primary work experience was as a project engineer for Van-Sickle Allen and Associates, LLC (VAA, LLC) in Minneapolis, a company that works in the commercial, agricultural, and industrial sectors. Michael has designed office buildings for financial institutions, flour and feed mills for agricultural clients and worked on biodiesel structures for industrial clients, with many of these projects utilizing RISA 3D. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and an M.C.E. Civil Engineering (S

tructural Emphasis) from the University of Minnesota.

AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Sustainable Designs: Western Red Cedar
Steve From, Western Red Cedar Lumber Association
This presentation will include information basic to lumber and forest products while emphasizing the particular characteristics of Western Red Cedar, its benefits and use in sustainable design. Topics will include Western Red Cedar lumber grades, installation and finishing, as well as forest certification and why wood from North American forests is the most appropriate choice for a truly sustainable design.

Steve From has been employed in the lumber industry in varying capacities since 1972, when he began working in sales at a British Columbia sawmill. For the past three years, he has worked for the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association (WRCLA), where he provides training to design and building professionals as well as wholesale distribution and lumber retail staff. He has specialized in education related to Western Red Cedar since 1987 and also completed the WRCLA Cedar School in Vancouver. Prior to joining the WRCLA, he held a variety of sales, product management and purchasing director positions.

Click on the session titles below to download a presentation files.
MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Materials Matter: Design Trends for a Sustainable Future (coming soon)
Cheryl Ciecko, AIA, ALA, LEED AP, WoodWorks

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Using a Wood Podium in Mixed-use Design: An Architectural Case Study
Karyn Beebe, PE, LEED AP, APA

MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Case Study – Podium Designs and Mixed-use Mid-rise Structures
Matthew S. Church, PE, Davis & Church, LLC

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Adventures in Engineering – Designing the Iconic Metropol Parasol
Jan-Peter Koppitz, Dipl-Ing, Eur Ing, MIstructE CEng, Ove Arup & Partners

MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
LCT ONE – Case Study of an Eight-story Wood Office Building
Nabih Tahan, AIA, CREE


MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Case Study – Centre Pompidou-Metz
Andrew Lawrence, Arup

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
All-wood and Hybrid Panelized Roof Systems: Cost-effective Roof Solutions
Hoppy Post, Panelized Structures Inc.


MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Case Study – First Commercial Project Opens Door for CLT in US
Darryl Byle, PE, CLT Solutions


MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Full-scale Shear Wall Tests for Forced Transfer around Openings
Karyn Beebe, PE, LEED AP, APA

MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Connection Solutions for Wood-frame Structures
John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, PE, American Wood Council


MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Innovations with Wood – the Duke School in Durham, NC
Robert Sotolongo, AIA, LEED AP, DTW Architects


MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
2012 National Design Specification for Wood Construction
John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, PE, American Wood Council


MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Efficient Use of Wood Framing in Retail Buildings
Archie Landreman, WoodWorks


MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Structural Durability: The Proper Use of Preservative Treated Wood
Tom Milton, WoodWorks


MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM • AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Understanding Your Environment: Forests, Trees and Responsible Wood Products
Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, Inc.


MORNING SESSION 8:00 AM
Architectural Casework
Randy Lange, Lange Brothers Woodwork Co, Inc


MORNING SESSION 9:45 AM
Structural Design of Post-frame Systems: A Conceptual Presentation
Dr. Harvey Manbeck, PE, National Frame Building Association


MORNING SESSION 11:00 AM
The Future of Structural Insulated Panels as a Commercial Building Envelope (coming soon)
Al Cobb, Structural Insulated Panel Association


AFTERNOON SESSION 1:10 PM
Structural Wood-to-wood Fasteners
Brice Hereford, FastenMaster


AFTERNOON SESSION 2:45 PM
Using Software to Design Multi-story Wood Buildings
Michael Olson, PE, RISA Technologies


AFTERNOON SESSION 3:55 PM
Sustainable Designs: Western Red Cedar (coming soon)
Steve From, Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

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Date:
27 September 2012
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Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 North Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States
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