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1 Hour Live Webinar Session | AIBC 1 Core Lu | BC Housing 1 CPD, Informal | AIA 1 Lu| AAA 1 Structured Lu | Certificate Of Completion 1 Learning Hour

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrduuuqjooE9yDsX5HJoL-EZ7RQBrs0YJT


Fire Retardant Coatings and Building Code compliance is the hot topic of late in specification writing. Fire retardant coating technology has made great advancements in both safety and environmental issues. With building codes allowing for taller wood structures and as wood is gaining more popularity again for its occupant health, beauty and sustainability benefits- the role of fire retardant protection grows in importance and increasingly becomes a standard construction material.

This seminar will give an overview of the latest in technology for fire retardant coatings, their viabilities and limitations for residential and commercial applications. Also discussed will be environmentally friendly coating and LEED compliant factory finishing options, and its advantages over on-site finishing.

This session will be presented by an industry professional from Fire Retardant Canada, A Division of Door Painters.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about the different types of fire retardants and how they work.
  2. Understand the limitations of various fire retardants and how to specify alternative products.
  3. Learn about the Architectural Woodworkers Institute Coatings Compliance; Properties and Applications.
  4. Learn about how to earn LEED points with factory pre finishing versus on-site finishing.