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Understanding the Challenges of Mid-Rise Wood Frame Construction
September 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Growing demand for mid-rise buildings, including apartments and condominiums, senior living, affordable, and mixed-use commercial/residential developments, creates both challenges and opportunities for building professionals as they work to balance value with performance.
In this session, Forensic Engineer Derek Hodgin from Construction Science & Engineering Inc, will walk through a deep-dive review of understanding the building code changes that allowed mid-rise wood frame construction, and the pressures in the construction industry that can make implementing “best practices” very difficult. Join us for an in-depth look at the risks associated with mid-rise wood construction and understanding the communication breakdowns that happen on real world job sites.
WHEN: September 2nd at 1:00 pm
This course has been approved for 1 AIA LU|HSW
APG UNIVERSITY ONLINE
Presented by Echelon Masonry
Join us bi-weekly for AIA-accredited webinars on modern solutions to the most pressing challenges in architecture, presented by experts from across the industry. From specification support to site planning to strategies to optimize the health and wellness of your occupants and beyond, APG U sessions offer up knowledge you need to succeed – and the LU and HSW credits you need to stay current.