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June 2020

Jun
19

Sound Insulation of Light-Wood Frame Buildings, 12:00 pm

June 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Are you a developer/builder, architect, engineer, contractor, condo board member or property management company involved with light wood-frame buildings? Do you find you are sometimes frustrated with or concerned about: ?Acoustic complaints & Law Suits ?Customer negative perception of your building (ex; wood frame vs concrete) ?Code regulations (ex; need to reduce weight, acoustic requirements, etc.) ?Abundance of possibilities and…

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Jun
26

Modern Mass Timber Connection Systems and Design Considerations, 12:00 pm

June 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Neda Naderi MEng, EIT, Technical Advisor, MTC Solutions Inc. Neda Naderi is a technical support advisor with MTC Solutions assisting engineers and builders with the connection design and installation of mass timber buildings.  She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a MEng In Structural and Earthquake engineering, and has experience working in the R&D product development of mass…

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July 2020

Jul
13

Free Workshop (July 13) – WoodWorks® Software, Sizer, Connections & Shear Walls, 3:00 pm

July 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

WoodWorks® Design Office is a structural engineering software package developed to simplify and enhance the wood design process. It allows designers to experiment and explore the feasibility of using wood in structural applications following the NBCC 2015 and the CSA O86-14. This workshop will discuss the capabilities of WoodWorks® Sizer, Connections and Shearwalls, and provides a brief overview of the…

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Jul
15

Wood Webinar Wednesday (July 15) – Online Tools for Wood Construction – CodeCHEK and FRR & STC, 2:00 pm

July 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will cover two new free online tools developed by the Canadian Wood Council: CodeCHEK and FRR & STC Tool. Register today! CodeCHEK helps designers to determine if and when lightweight wood-frame, heavy timber, mass timber and/or encapsulated mass timber construction can be used, and to determine the applicable construction requirements related to fire safety in Sections 3.1 and…

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Jul
24

Joining Tradition and Innovation with Mass Timber Connections, 12:00 pm

July 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join tradition and innovation, Patrick Geers takes attendees on a journey of mass timber connections! About the Presenter: Patrick Geers, Senior Structural Designer, Head of Quality Control, Western Archib As the company’s senior engineering designer Patrick is in charge of the design of structural wood systems including fabricated steel connections and hardware He is involved in the development and presentation…

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Jul
29

Wood Webinar Wednesday (July 29) – DLT & Mass Timber Construction: Beautiful, Efficient, and Versatile, 2:00 pm

July 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What does it take to efficiently engineer and build mass timber buildings? How can timber be integrated into a project so that the structure is cost-competitive, while still maintaining the architectural vision, elegance and quality? We will explore these questions and also look at the features and key design parameters when using DLT, the all wood mass timber product. Larger…

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Jul
31

Gypsum: Passive Fire Control, 12:00 pm

July 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

In this session we will explore how gypsum responds in a fire and how fire-rated assemblies protect the structural components of a building. About the Presenter: Michelle Maybee P.Eng., Architectural Solutions Manager, CertainTeed. After completing a Bachelor of Civil Engineering at McMaster University, Michelle joined an Engineered Wood Manufacturer as a Field Engineer, after several years she took advantage of…

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August 2020

Aug
7

Online Tools for Wood Construction – CodeCHEK and FRR & STC, 12:00 pm

August 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Presented by Marc Alam, Manager - Codes & Standards, Fire, Canadian Wood Council Friday, August 7, 2020 12-1pm MDT    

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Aug
12

Wood Webinar Wednesday (August 12) – Mass Timber: Unlocking the Mysteries of Connection Design and Fabrication, 2:00 pm

August 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. Glulam fabrication will be discussed: from chisels to CNC machines. Some examples will be…

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Aug
28

Introduction to Engineered Wood Products with Boise Cascade, 12:00 pm

August 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Free webinar on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12pm MDT This session is an introduction to EWP products and their applications. Learning Objectives: Demonstrate an understanding of engineered wood products terminology Utilize proper installation methods when using engineered wood products Recall how to properly inspect the framing for manufacturer compliance Identify both good and bad installations, and more importantly identify…

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