Friday, August 17, 2018
This presentation has provide an introductory review of allowable uses and best design practices associated with wood-frame construction. Wood species and grades were covered along with an overview of their structural properties and durability. Architectural considerations associated with wood framing were examined, including fire protection and sprinklers, construction types, acoustics, and building envelopes.
Design and detailing best practices for wood-frame buildings were also explained in an effort to highlight the items that play an important role in the construction process and ultimate building performance.