164. Mass Timber: Connection Design and Fabrication

Presented by Melissa Kindratsky. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Melissa will discuss the role of the specialty structural engineer in glulam connection design for your project. Tips will be provided to help streamline the work of the project architect and engineer of record, and also highlight specific detailing situations to help construction run more smoothly.

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165. Innovation with Engineered Wood Products and Building Systems

Course proudly sponsored by British Columbia Housing, presented by British Columbia Wood WORKS! Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: 1,5 Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Learn the latest from three speakers from key EWP (engineered wood product) manufacturers, who will provide webinar participants with an overview of new technologies and techniques for engineered wood products and specifics of how they benefit light wood-frame construction projects.

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166. Exploring Mass Timber’s Potential in Large-Scale Projects

Course proudly sponsored by British Columbia Housing, presented by British Columbia Wood Works! Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: Two Hours – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Learn what it takes to practically and efficiently design and build mass timber buildings so that the structure is cost-competitive, while still maintaining the architectural vision, elegance and quality.

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167. Fire Safety in Mass Timber: 2020 Code Updates and Requirements

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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168. The role of Certification in Mass Timber Construction

Presented by Annie Perkins . Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Certified wood offers an excellent solution for building projects. When procured from responsibly managed forests, building with wood addresses climate change, conservation, and biodiversity, and provides renewable building materials with lower embodied carbon than traditional building materials.

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170. An Overview of The Canadian Mass Timber Technical Guide

Presented by Orlagh McHugh and Ron McDougall. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Join us for an introduction to a new, comprehensive Canadian technical reference guide to mass timber. Canada’s inherent building-with-wood culture lays a solid foundation for the continued growth of mass timber construction. Learn more about why mass timber is right for your next project, the design process and building systems, code acceptance, our expertise and more.

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