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Mass Timber Construction: Products, Performance and Design

November 30, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm EST

  • In Person

Regional In-Person Seminar (Durham, NC)

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.


Speakers: Jessica Scarlett, EIT , WoodWorks


Attendees can Earn 2.0 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 2.0 PDH credits or 0.2 ICC credits



The Durham Hotel

315 E Chapel Hill St

Durham, NC 27701


Self-Parking at Chapel Hill Street Garage $2.25/hour

Valet Parking at The Durham Hotel $10/car (day-only)


For questions or additional information, please contact:

LeeAnn Charpentier, CMP | | (301) 633-0330


INTRO Cleveland / Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture / Forefront Structural Engineers / Fast + Epp / photo WoodWorks


November 30, 2023
11:30 am - 2:00 pm EST
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The Durham Hotel
315 East Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States