Mass Timber Construction: Products, Performance and Design

January 23 2019
First Interstate Bank - Missoula
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On-site Check-in: 1:30 pm
Program Begins: 2:00 pm
Program Concludes: 4:00 pm
Network Social: 4:15 – 6:00 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: David Hanley, Regional Director, WoodWorks


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First Interstate Bank
101 E Front St
Missoula, MT 59802

Parking: Street parking available as well as the parking garage on Front Street

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Networking Social:

Conflux Brewery
200 E Main St
Missoula, MT 59802

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Attendees will qualify for 1.5 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 1.5 PDH credits or 0.15 ICC credits.

Professional Development Certificates (AIA/CES and ICC) will be emailed to attendees within 24 hours of the event. Please print a copy for your records.


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Questions? Contact:

Mary Schramka, Event Manager


Ph: 708-204-9578