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Sustainability: AWC's LCA, EPDs, GWP and Other Abbreviations Explained - GB315
Green Standards are relying more on a product’s environmental impacts, especially embodied carbon and Global Warming Potential (GWP). An understanding of Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) is needed to specify, procure, and use the best products. This webinar will...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Standard Update: 2021 Special Design Provisions for Wind & Seismic - STD421
The 2021 Edition of _Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic_ (SDPWS) is the latest update of the IBC-referenced document. The 2021 SDPWS was developed by AWC’s Wood Design Standards Committee (WDSC) and contains provisions for the design of wood members, fasteners, and assemblies to ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Wood Construction & The Fire Investigator - BCD238
This is a companion course with Fire Service Introduction to Wood Frame Construction. It is designed for Fire/ Arson Investigators to better know the principals of wood construction and how a thorough knowledge of wood construction can benefit an investigation. It will review key sections of NFPA...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Expanding Mass Timber Opportunities Through Testing and Code Development - DES612
Fire testing conducted to justify provisions for three new mass timber construction types in the 2021 I-Codes was performed using an earlier generation of cross-laminated timber (CLT). U.S. model building codes now require compliance with the enhanced fire performance criteria of PRG 320-18. To ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Residential Wood Construction FAQs: Woodn't You Like to Know? - DES342
Professionals working with residential structures often wind up asking the same questions frequently. We’ve collected some of the best questions we’ve been asked over the years, and have compiled them into a program that touches on relevant FAQs, best practices, and other helpful pointers that ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Code Conforming Wood Design & Fire Resistance Rated Wood Frame Assemblies: Fire Resistance in Floors & Walls (BCD501)
Three building features--height, area, and number of stories--will often determine the fire resistive construction requirements of building elements in light wood frame construction. This presentation introduces common types of framing and scoping requirements associated with using wood in ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU, ICC CEU
 Calculating Wind Loads on Low-Rise Structures per WFCM Engineering Provisions - STD342-1
The Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (ANSI/AWC WFCM-2015) is referenced in the 2015 International Building Code and 2015 International Residential Code. For WFCM wind load calculations, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7-10) is ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 2
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2015 NDS Connection Primer - DES345
With the variety of fasteners available for wood construction, this presentation will provide a basic understanding of connections that includes design examples based on the 2015 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction. Solutions for nailed, screwed, and bolted connections ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2015 NDS Example Problems (Columns/Beams/Beam-Columns) - DES220
For those seeking practical application of the provisions of the National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction (ANSI/AWC NDS-2015) which is referenced in the 2015 International Building Code, this presentation provides several design examples including beams, columns, and structural...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 2
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic Overview and Changes - STD415
Per the International Building Code (IBC), structures using wood shear walls and diaphragms to resist wind and seismic lateral loads shall be designed and constructed in accordance with AWC's Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS). This course will discuss the 2015 SDPWS which is ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 2
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2015 WFCM Significant Changes and Introduction to High Wind Guides - STD333
Engineering concepts from the 2015 Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM), used to develop the 2015 WFCM High Wind Guides, will be covered, along with updates on changes to the 2015 WFCM. The WFCM and High Wind Guides provide designers with time-saving tools using prescriptive solutions (based on ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2015/2018 NDS Example Problems: Member Designs and Connection Basics - DES221
For those with limited wood design exposure, in need of a refresher for the PE/SE exam or simply seeking practical application of the provisions of the National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction (ANSI/AWC NDS-2018), this presentation provides several design examples including ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2018 IBC and 2018 IRC Significant Changes Related to Wood Construction - BCD130
The 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) published by the International Code Council are now available. This presentation will provide an overview of the significant changes to wood design and construction provisions relative to previous editions....
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 2
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2018 IBC Essentials for Wood Construction - BCD430
Based on the popular Code Conforming Wood Design (CCWD), a joint publication of the American Wood Council (AWC) and the International Code Council (ICC), this presentation concisely summarizes the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) for commercial and multi-family residential construction. It ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2018 IRC Significant Changes to Deck Provisions - BCD310
This webinar introduces basic design and construction methods for single-story residential wood decks focusing on the significant changes for the 2018 IRC. The vertical and lateral load paths of conventional residential decks are addressed in the 2018 International Residential Code. Specific ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1.5
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2018 NDS Changes - STD120
This presentation will provide an overview of the significant changes for wood design per AWC's National Design Specification® (NDS) for Wood Construction. The 2018 NDS is referenced in the 2018 International Building Code and 2018 International Residential Code and used to design wood structures...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
2018 Wood Frame Construction Manual Changes - STD350
The Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (ANSI/AWC WFCM-2018) has been updated and is referenced in the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and 2018 International Residential Code (IRC). The 2018 WFCM uses gravity and lateral loads based on ASCE 7-16 Minimum ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Calculating ASD Shear Wall Capacities per 2015 SDPWS Using the Equal Deflection Approach - DES413-3
AWC's 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) is referenced in the _2015 International Building Code (IBC)_ for design of structures using wood shear walls and diaphragms to resist wind and seismic lateral loads. Provisions in the SDPWS contain the equal deflection requirement...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Calculating Gravity Loads for Structures up to 3-Stories per WFCM Engineering Provisions - STD342-2
The Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (ANSI/AWC WFCM-2015) is referenced in the 2015 International Building Code and 2015 International Residential Code. For WFCM load calculations, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7-10) is used. ...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 2
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Calculation of Sound Transmission Parameters for Wood-Frame Assemblies - BCD800
Building codes stipulate minimum performance requirements regarding noise transmission through common interior walls and floor/ceiling assemblies that separate a dwelling unit from either a public area or an adjacent dwelling unit. In the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), two parameters are...
Provider: American Wood Council
Learning Hours: 1
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU