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Events for August 7, 2020 - September 30, 2020

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
26

Wood Webinar Wednesday (August 26) – The Role of Certification in Mass Timber Construction, 2:00 pm More >, 2:00 pm

August 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. All this, and building with wood offers numerous human health and wellness benefits associated with biophilic design, indoor air quality and the intrinsic…

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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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September 2020

Sep
4

Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction, 12:00 pm

September 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This seminar will discuss the fire-related national building and fire code changes related to a new construction type called Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction (EMTC) to be used for wood buildings up to twelve storeys. As well, it will provide an overview of ongoing fire research at the National Research Council of Canada into various performance aspects of mass timber construction…

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Sep
9

Wood Webinar Wednesday (September 9) – Demystifying Acoustics for all Wood Buildings, 2:00 pm

September 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This presentation defines Acoustic building code requirements and discusses important acoustic principles in mass timber construction. Register today!

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Sep
16

Wood Webinar Wednesday (September 16) – An Overview of The Canadian Mass Timber Technical Guide and Why it’s Important, 2:00 pm

September 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by Structurlam. Register today! Presented by Orlagh McHugh and Ron McDougall of Structurlam, this webinar introduces you 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…

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Sep
23

Wood Webinar Wednesday (September 23) – Celebrating National Forest Week With Inspiring Wood Architecture, 2:00 pm

September 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar showcases award-winning projects of every type from the Wood Design Award programs held across Canada, shining a light on wood design excellence in both structural and architectural applications.

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Sep
29

Passive House Webinar, 2:00 pm

September 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Sep
30

Wood Webinar Wednesday (September 30) – Distinctive & Sustainable Designs, 2:00 pm

September 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar is intended to increase awareness of Western Red Cedar uses, properties and performance characteristics. Western Red Cedar grades and product specifications will be reviewed, as will proper installation, finishing and maintenance for a variety of applications. Through brief case study presentations, attendees will gain an appreciation of design trends that leverage cedar's versatility and the enhanced appeal it…

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