Engineered Lumber Design and Construction
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Monday, December 13, 2021 | 8:30 am – 12:10 pm CST (incl. a 10-min break)
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 8:30 am – 12:10 pm CST (incl. a 10-min break)
Agenda Day One
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 06/007)
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 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
Agenda Day Two
Section 3 – Engineered Wood Products: Load Development (EWP 008)
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 (EWP 004)
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;
enable an 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 (EWP 009)
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 multi-family structures
Wrap up and review
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
Engineered Lumber Design and Construction
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in all states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in
Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New
Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education
is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and
architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other
states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this
course for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area
of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond
to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).
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.
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Course Title: Engineered Lumber Design and Construction
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour course examines the importance of following manufacturer specifications when assembling and constructing using engineered wood products, including those for flooring systems, roof systems, fire protection, framing, and multi-family construction. The course will also look at code compliance provisions found in the International Residential Code and the International Building Code.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with engineered wood product manufacturer specifications and building codes for the proper material selection and assembly of engineered wood flooring systems.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with engineered wood product manufacturer specifications and building codes for the proper sizing and selection of engineered I-Joists, beams and columns.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to differentiate fire-resistive and fire-resistance-rated assemblies as it relates to the use of engineered wood products in building systems.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify the types of construction classifications under the building code and comply with manufacturer specifications and code requirements when designing and constructing with engineered wood products.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with design, construction techniques, and code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/09/2024
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