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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Fire Prevention for Wood Buildings

By Ineke Van Zeeland and Dr.Steven Craft. Format: Two PowerPoint Videos – Length: 1.5 Hours – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Downloadable Handout: Yes. This course will discuss two aspects of fire prevention: tools that may be used to develop solutions to meet the building code’s fire-resistance rating requirements for wood buildings and fire prevention during the course of construction.

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Fire Resistance of Mass Timber Products

By Marc Alam: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This course will discuss various sources of information and tools that may be used to develop solutions to meet the building code’s fire-resistance rating requirements for buildings using mass timber construction.

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Fire Safety in Mass Timber: 2020 Code Updates

Presented by Wood WORKS! BC, Sponsored by BC Housing. Format: PowerPoint Videos – Length: 2 Hours – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Encapsulated Mass Timber (EMTC) as permitted under the 2020 National Building Code, 2019 British Columbia Building Code (jurisdictional basis) and the Vancouver Building Code offers the BC design, construction and development industries significant advantages in terms of structural performance, scale possibilities, construction efficiencies and construction safety.

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