Specifying Engineered Wood Products for Performance
September 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1 Learning Hour | AIBC 1 Core LU | AIA 1 LU | BC Housing, 1 CPD, Informal
Engineered Wood Products (EWP) are commonly used as primary structural members in projects throughout BC. Although typically designed by Structural Engineers, they also play a vital role in vibration, acoustics, thermal, and fire performance. This session will introduce you to the benefits and possibilities of Engineered Wood Products and help you explore ways to engage with your Structural Engineer to improve the intended design and product performance in your next project.
This session will be presented by an industry professional from Weyerhaeuser.
- Explore design considerations for working with Engineered Wood Products and how specification can improve results and reduce costs
- Discover types of Engineered Wood Products available and how they are used in advanced floor and wall systems
- Learn about factors impacting floor vibration and considerations for meeting customer expectations