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Mass Timber Construction: Products, Performance and Design

April 22, 2017 – 10:45 am - 11:45 am


Columbiana, ALColumbiana, AL


Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register today to secure your seat.

Program Begins: 10:45 am
Program Concludes: 11:45 pm

Mass Timber Construction: Products, Performance and Design

Due to their high strength, dimensional stability and positive environmental performance, mass timber building products are quickly becoming materials of choice for sustainably-minded designers. This presentation will provide a detailed look at the variety of mass timber products available, including glue-laminated timber (glulam), cross laminated timber (CLT), nail laminated timber (NLT), heavy timber decking, and other engineered and composite systems. Applications for the use of these products under modern building codes will be discussed, and examples of their use in U.S. projects reviewed. Mass timber’s ability to act as both structure and exposed finish will also be highlighted, as will its performance as part of an assembly, considering design objectives related to structural performance, fire resistance, acoustics, and energy efficiency. Other topics will include detailing and construction best practices, lessons learned from completed projects and trends for the increased use of mass timber products in the future.

Speaker: Scott Lockyear, PE, Senior Director East Division, WoodWorks

Alabama Forest Owner’s Association
Alabama 4-H Center
892 Four H Road
Columbiana, AL 35051

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Parking: Free parking

Attendees will qualify for 1 AIA/CES LUs (HSW) or PDH credits.

Professional Development Certificates and AIA CES forms will be available on site.


Contact Courtney Rouse at or 803-804-4918.


22 April 2017
10:45 am - 11:45 am
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Alabama Forest Owners Association
Columbiana, AL United States

WoodWorks offers a wide range of in-person and online training opportunities, from Wood Design Symposiums that include concurrent seminars and a trade show, to half-day workshops, lunchtime seminars and webinars.