Bracing for Climate Change – Lessons Learned About Building for High Wind Resistance

By Cory McCambridge – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This course will discuss structural failures observed during storm damage assessments as well as cost-effective above-code recommendations that contribute to improved overall performance in the structural shell of a building.

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Building the World’s Largest CLT Structure

By: Anthony Thistleton, Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No.This presentation explores the background and construction of the world’s largest CLT building – the challenges of convincing clients, developers and authorities to construct in engineered timber, as well as the technical challenges of building at this scale.

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CLT Design Using CWCs 2017 Wood Design Manual and WoodWorks Sizer software

Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. This seminar will demonstrate how the 2017 Wood Design Manual (scheduled for sale January 2018) provides guidance and time-saving tables for designing CLT gravity and lateral load resisting systems, and how WoodWorks® Sizer 10 (release scheduled for November 2017) can be used to size gravity load resisting CLT panels.

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Collaborating on the Rocky Ridge Recreation Facility

By Iian Ho, PCL; David Edmunds, GEC Architecture and Mark Ritchie, RJC Consulting Engineers, Robin Zirnhelt, ISL Engineering. The project team at Rocky Ridge Recreation Facility sahres their collaborative experiences constructing the largest wood roof structure in North America. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes.

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Durability By design

By Bill Billups – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Durability By Design demonstrates how architectural design can increase the exterior durability of a building.

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Effective R value calculator for walls

By Rob Jonkman P. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. This course will discuss The Canadian Wood Council’s (CWC) interactive Effective R-value calculator that is a free tool to help designers comply with the prescriptive energy provisions in any code that references effective thermal insulation values, including the ABC.

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