Do you have questions on deck design? Now’s the chance to ask the pros! Renowned deck expert Mike Guertin joins AWC’s Matt Hunter, BCO, and Loren Ross, PE for a panel discussion on all things deck construction. Topics covered will include relevant International Residential Code (IRC) references, AWC’s Design for Code Acceptance 6 (DCA6) – Prescriptive Residential Deck Construction Guide, and other relevant documents. Attendees are asked to come prepared with plenty of questions – in this new panel discussion format we are encouraging participants to engage with our experts and help guide the discussion!By the end of this learning unit, you will be able to:
- Discuss deck load path code requirements and how to satisfy them.
- Recognize proper design and detailing of significant components.
- Identify best construction practices outlined in DCA6s.
- Indicate relevant analysis requirements and code updates.
Funding provided in part by the Softwood Lumber Board.