Events

Mass Timber Construction: Products, Performance and Design

Date:
August 28 2019
Time:
9:30am-12:45pm
Venue:
Architecture Works
Cost:
$20
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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: Jeff Peters, Regional Director, WoodWorks

SCHEDULE

On-site Check-in: 9:00 am
Program Begins: 9:30 am
Program Concludes: 12:45 pm
Lunch: Included in the cost

VENUE

Architecture Works
130 19th St South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Parking: Street, metered parking available

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CREDITS

Attendees will qualify for 2 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 2 PDH credits or 0.2 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.

CONTACT

Questions?

Contact Courtney Rouse at .

No need to print a ticket after you register – a name badge will be waiting for you at onsite check-in.