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BCD420 - International Building Code (IBC) Essentials for Wood Construction Based on the 2015 IBC

American Wood Council American Wood Council

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For more information and education credit: awc.org/education/main/lists/bcd-building-codes/bcd420-international-building-code-(ibc)-essentials-for-wood-construction-based-on-the-2015-ibc This course is no longer registered with NCSEA Diamond Review for continuing professional education. As such, it is not eligible for NCSEA continuing education credit. Based on the popular Code Conforming Wood Design (CCWD), a joint publication of the American Wood Council (AWC) and the International Code Council (ICC), this presentation concisely summarizes the 2015 IBC for commercial and multi-family residential construction. It will explain the determination of maximum building size for eight common use groups using the new height and area tables of the 2015 IBC and pre-calculated tables provided in the CCWD. It will also address establishing fire resistance for wood assemblies and heavy timber; special provisions for pedestal buildings; criteria for finishes, appendages, and other wood features; the scoping of referenced wood design standards; an overview of structural provisions in Chapter 23; and requirements for precautions during constructio
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