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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Bigger, Better, Faster – Large wood structures need efficient system solutions

By Leander Bathon – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing and EIC – This presentation demonstrates that due to the development of innovative connection systems the timber industry is now able to compete with those main stream building materials like steel and concrete by matching their performance and cost and outperforming their sustainability.

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Build Towards Low Carbon Construction with the Gestimat Tool

Presented by Caroline Frenette. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Gestimat facilitates the assessment of the carbon footprint of buildings. This new web-based tool estimates the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to structural materials used in different building scenarios.

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CLT Firewalls

by Conroy Lum – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. Fire performances of CLT fire separations with closure (door) or service (pipe) penetrations will be discussed.

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