About this course

This presentation will introduce learners to new Mass Timber buildings (Construction Types IV-A, IV-B, and IV-C). The criteria and products commonly associated with Mass Timber buildings will be discussed. The course will provide an overview of the work of the International Code Council’s (ICC) Tall Wood Building Ad Hoc Committee (TWBAH). The presentation will provide an overview of fire tests performed in support of these changes. Allowable heights and maximum number of stories permitted for the new Mass Timber Construction Types will be discussed, along with the basis for determining required fire resistance, and the importance of non-combustible protection.

Sponsors Filter: American Wood Council
Topics Filter: Building Codes & Standards
Credit Designations Filter: AIA, ICC, PDH
Learning Hours: 1
Credit Designation: 1 AIA LU/HSW, 0.1 ICC CEU, 1 PDH
AIA Course Number: MT101224OD
ICC Number: 39441
Sponsor Image: Sponsor Image


Start date: 02/23/24
End date: 01/12/27

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