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Mass Timber Construction Webinar: Heights and Areas and Construction Fire Safety (New Mass Timber)
February 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New Mass Timber Construction – Heights and Areas and Construction Fire Safety discusses the changes to the 2021 International Building Code allow for construction of mass timber buildings with larger heights and areas than is currently permitted in Types III, IV, and V construction. This presentation will provide an overview of the allowable heights and areas for the three new types of mass timber construction: Types IV-A, IV-B, and IV-C. Construction fire safety requirements and owner responsibilities related to the fire resistance elements of the building will also be discussed.