1. Webinar Quiz: Encapsulated Mass Timber: a new construction type for the 2020 NBC

By Marc Alam: Enroll here to take webinar certification quiz. Date and Time of webinar – March 2, 2020 3:30 pm EST. This webinar will discuss the fire-related national building and fire code changes related to a new construction type called Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction (EMTC) to be used for wood buildings up to twelve storeys. To register in webinar cut and paste following in your Web Browser: //attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7047811664162655243

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Art Gallery of Ontario Transformation

By Crispin Howes Format: PowerPoint – Video Length: One Hour – Dowloadable Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Transformation AGO is the recently completed renovation of the Art Gallery of Ontario by Frank Gehry. Crispin Howes discusses the technology used to design and build this complex structure.

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BC Fire Safety Requirements for Wood Buildings

By Ineke Van Zeeland – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – This presentation will discuss building code requirements related to the use of wood products in buildings designed under Part 3 (Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility) of the British Columbia Building Code, particularly in those buildings required to be of noncombustible construction.

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Benefits of Building with Mass Timber

By Duncan Purvis – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing Informal CPD, EIC – Handout: No. This course will discuss the unseen and enduring benefits of building with mass timber: building sustainably, adding value and creating a legacy.

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