Engineered Lumber Design and Construction
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
Section 1 – Engineered Wood Products:
Introduction & Specification (EWP 005/006)
Develop an Understanding of engineered lumber terminology
Review proper installation methods when using engineered lumber products
Gain a better understanding of how to properly inspect the framing
for manufacture compliance
Use manufacture literature to properly specify engineered lumber floor systems
Section 2 – Engineered Wood Products:
Specification & Inspection (EWP 006/007)
Utilize both code details and manufacture details to provide clear direction
for plan review and proper construction
Identify what quantifies poor specification but more importantly identify
what constitutes proper specification
Learn the recommendations of a manufacturer for proper installation and
inspection of engineered lumber floor systems
Use manufacturer provided literature to find proper details to be used
in the inspection of and installation of engineered lumber floor systems
Identify bad installation through inspection and learn how to remedy issues
Jobsite photos – Good, bad and ugly
Section 3 – Engineered Wood Products: Load Development (EWP 008)
Learn how to size I-joists
Learn how to size and select structural beams
Acquire skills needed to apply various framing details and connections used
in the engineered lumber products industry
Section 4 – Fire Resistive and Fire Rated Assemblies with Wood
Learn the difference between fire-resistive and fire-rated assemblies;
addressing and detailing for fire as it relates to building systems
Learn the facts about engineered wood products and their fire performance
Exception methods to comply with Section R501.3 of the 2012 IRC., i.e. enable a
better understanding to apply the appropriate methods and materials discussed
Fire-rated assemblies with engineered wood products; design to meet this section
of the building code.
Section 5 – Introduction to Multi-Family Construction using EWP
Develop an understanding of the types of construction classifications and load types
Understand the common building configuration types
Learn some of the typical construction details regarding this type of construction
Look into the tools available by most manufacturers when designing
Wrap up and review
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 continuing education hours to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35) and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700). HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects.
This event is 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. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota.
This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
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.
Dennis BottBoise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Boise Cascade Wood Products
Mr. Bott has been working within the engineered wood industry for over 25 years holding many positions including design manager to manufacturing technical sales. He is currently the business development & project manager responsible for educating and driving specification for Boise Cascade engineered wood products within the Multifamily Light Commercial segment. In addition to these responsibilities, he also manages the AIA educational program for Boise Cascade.
Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Mr. Lyons has 15 years’ experience in the building materials industry, including roofing, insulation, granite, dimensional lumber and engineered wood products. He is currently the multi-family/light commercial manager responsible for educating and driving specification for Boise Cascade engineered wood products within that segment.
Nathan PaulBoise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Mr. Paul has more than 20 years’ experience educating and consulting with performance-based designers and specifiers across North America. In his current role with Boise Cascade, he is responsible for the specification of engineered wood products within the multifamily and light commercial markets. Mr. Paul regularly gives presentations as an effective means of educating the design community.