Wood-Frame Multi-Story Construction: Design Considerations and Best Practices
February 18, 2020 – 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Huntsville, ALHuntsville, AL$20
A two-part seminar:
Part I: Introduction to Wood: Architectural Design Considerations
This presentation will provide an introductory review of architectural considerations associated with wood framing. Fire protection and sprinklers, construction types, acoustics, and building envelopes in wood-frame structures will be reviewed, with an emphasis on cost-effective, code-compliant options for different building configurations.
Part II: Introduction to Wood: Design Best Practices
This presentation will provide an introductory review of allowable uses and best design practices associated with wood-frame construction. Design and detailing best practices will be explained to highlight factors that play important roles in the construction process and ultimate building performance. Discussion will also include optimal framing layouts, spacings and spans, truss design considerations, connection detailing and load path continuity.
Jeff Peters, WoodWorks
On-site Check-in: 8:00 am
Program Begins: 8:30 am
Lunch: 11:15 –12:00 (Included in the cost)
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
720 Gallatin St SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
Parking: Complimentary parking in the garage just past the restaurant
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.
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No need to print a ticket after you register – a name badge will be waiting for you at onsite check-in.
Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite’s fee, which varies by state, is nonrefundable.
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.