TU20 - Meeting Code Requirements by Understanding Wood Framing

Tuesday, October 9 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM « Back

Meeting building code requirements during structural design and construction requires knowing and understanding the different wood framing methods used today as well as in the past. This session will provide attendees an understanding of typical residential wood framing methods and the differences between them. The presentation includes discussion and clarification of a variety of building code considerations related to framing details.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn differences between typical wood framing methods and considerations when remodeling or modifying existing framing.
2. Learn about framing related terms, connections and connectors.
3. Understanding of several ventilation/insulation considerations when framing.
4. Learn how shrinkage, boring, and notching can effect framing and framing methods.

Credits: AIA CES Approval 1.5 LU/HSW

Education Tracks: Building Science

Event Type: Conference Mini Workshops > Session