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Mass Timber Building and the IBC Seminar (Virtual)
June 23, 2020
This course will provide an overview of mass timber which includes any product currently permitted for use in Type IV (heavy timber) construction such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), structural composite lumber (SCL), glue laminated timber (glulam), mechanically laminated decking (aka nail-laminated timber, NLT), and large section sawn timbers. NLT, glulam, SCL, and solid-sawn timbers have been adopted in the International Building Code (IBC) and utilized throughout the world for several decades on a wide variety of buildings. Learn what`s new in 2015/2018 IBC for Mass Timber Construction as well as an overview of Tall Mass Timber Construction per the 2021 IBC. Topics include heights and areas, construction fire safety, fire and connection design and special inspection, with Tall Mass Timber Construction in accordance with the 2021 IBC will be discussed.