In December 2018, the International Code Council announced that fourteen code change proposals related to expanding the allowable heights and areas of mass timber buildings had been approved by its voting members. These new code provisions, which will be included as part of the 2021 International Building Code (IBC), create three new construction types and allow tall timber buildings up to eighteen stories.
In this complimentary webinar hosted by WoodWorks, WJE Principal Carl Baldassarra will provide an overview of the new code provisions, including allowable heights and areas, fire-resistance ratings, allowances for exposing the timber structure and/or encapsulating with non-combustible materials, options for utilizing concealed spaces and more. Whether you're a developer/owner, building designer or contractor, this session will provide the information you need to start pursuing innovative tall wood projects.
Attendees will qualify for 1 AIA/CES HSW LU, 1 PDH credit1 or 0.1 ICC credit (FBPE board-approved). Certificates will be emailed to participants.
Now Approved: Understanding the IBC Tall Wood Code Provisions
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
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