Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 – 5:00 pm

Engineered Lumber Products and Design Guidance

   Types of engineered lumber products

   Structural and non-structural

   National design specification for wood construction

   Building codes

   Design criteria

Design for Structural Engineered Lumber

   Reference design values and adjustments

   Bending members

   Compression members


   Tension members

   Combined loads

   Bearing capacity

   Flitch beams

Structural Glued-Laminated Timber

   Types of members

   Applications and design values

   Adjustments and special considerations

Pre-fabricated Wood I-Joists

   Types of members

   Applications and design values

   Adjustments and special considerations


Structural Composite Lumber and Wood Structural Panels

   Types of products (beams and columns)

   Applications and design values

   Adjustments and special considerations

Connectors and Fasteners


   Screws, lag screws and wood screws


   Prefabricated connections


Structural Design


   Roof framing

   Floor framing

   Beams and joists


     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

International Code Council
     7.0 Contact Hours

Building Performance Institute
     3.5 CEUs

     Non-Mandatory Cont. Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW contact hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in all states. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700). Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Pennsylvania.

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The International Code Council has approved this event for 7.0 contact hours (.7 CEUs) in the specialty area of building.

The Building Performance Institute has awarded 3.25 CEUs for the completion of this seminar.

This seminar also offers a non-mandatory education opportunity for contractors; it has not been approved in any state which has a contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Patrick Conlon, PE

Founder and Managing Principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC

Mr. Conlon is a licensed professional engineer with 25 years of high-profile structural engineering experience. He has lent his expertise and creativity to large, challenging new high-profile construction projects including the iconic Yankee Stadium, the 75-story tall One57 in Manhattan, and the new 22,000 sf steel-framed column-free Blessed Kateri Church in Lagrangeville, New York, as well as numerous other projects of various scales. The owners, architects, contractors, and property managers with whom he collaborates seek him out as a project partner because of his work ethic and focused client service. As founder and managing principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC, Brookfield, Connecticut, Mr. Conlon has created a culture that is highly client-focused and disciplined, making it easy for colleagues to recommend him. He takes great pride in their ability to address structural challenges for diverse clients in the firm’s areas of new construction, renovation and structural rehabilitation of existing structures in a variety of categories including commercial, residential, industrial, office, school, religious, historic and recreational buildings; adaptive reuse projects; LEED accredited projects; peer reviews of other engineers’ work, and feasibility studies.