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 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 Resistance Rating for Wood Buildings

By Ineke Van Zeeland, Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, HPO, EIC – Downloadable Handout: Yes. This presentation 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 wood buildings.

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New Sound Transmission Performance Requirements for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

By: Ineke Van Zeeland – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. This technical presentation will discuss the new requirements in the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBC) for apparent sound transmission class (ASTC) ratings in multi-unit residential buildings (in both Part 3 and Part 9 buildings).

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