Subject Description Learning Credit Date
An Architect’s Introduction to BC’s Value Added Wood Industry

This is excellent as a first session to provide brief overviews of a variety of products from BC’s Value-Added Wood Industry many of which are covered in detail in the following sessions… see more

1 Core LU N/A
Acoustical Ceılıng and Wall Systems – What’s Available and How to Specify The focus of this seminar will include the extensive variety of customized acoustical ceiling & wall systems available, how to specify and design, fire ratings available and much more… see more 0.5 LU N/A
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT’s) & Glulams
Cross Laminated Timber or CLT is the green choice for schools, health care facilities, public buildings, commercial buildings, and multi-family housing because of its cross-layered construction, reduced carbon footprint, and ready to assemble system. CLT’s are ideal for floor, wall, and roof systems making it the perfect structural solution… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Designing Timber Frame Structures The focus for this seminar will be how to properly design, specify and construct timber frame projects to insure client’s complete satisfaction.  It will also cover integrating heavy timber into structures to enhance their architectural appeal while continuing to meet structural requirements… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Designing With Reclaimed Wood Designing and using reclaimed wood has increased in popularity in recent years in projects both large and small.   Demand for wood from deconstruction of iconic buildings is high but there are issues anyone designing or sourcing reclaimed should know… see more 0.5 Core LU N/A
Engıneered Western Red Cedar Panels The focus of this seminar will be how to properly design with, specify and integrate Engineered Western Red Cedar Panels in both commercial and residential projects to enhance their architectural appeal. The comparison to other cladding materials will be covered in this seminar… see more 0.5 LU N/A
Evolution of Water Borne Coatings & Factory Finishing Discover how today’s water borne coating products can perform as well, if not better, than their solvent borne counterparts without their negative environmental impact. The session will also address factory coatings and including the advantages of factory coatings and why is pre-finishing becoming one of the fastest growing changes on specification sheets… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Factory Prefinishing Of Exterior Building Materials; A Sustainable Practice Cladding products start with the most natural, healthy, and sustainable resource available – wood. That wood is then engineered, machined, and coated to create a full line of siding and trim products that deliver performance, stability, and beauty. The finished products can be specified on any project; residential and non-residential projects alike… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Fire Retardant Coatings Fire Retardant Coatings and Building Code compliance is the hot topic of late in specification writing . Fire retardant coating technology has made great advancements in both safety and environmental issues.  This seminar will give an overview of the latest in technology for fire retardant coatings, their viabilities and limitations… see more 0.5 Core N/A
Fire Retardant Coatings and Factory Prefinishing for Interior Finishes  Fire Retardant Coatings and Building Code compliance is the hot topic of late in specification writing . Fire retardant coating technology has made great advancements in both safety and environmental issues.  This seminar will give an overview of the latest in technology for fire retardant coatings, their viabilities and limitations.  Also discussed will be environmentally friendly coating and LEED compliant factory finishing options… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Hybrid Wood Curtain Wall Window Systems Hybrid wood curtain wall window systems have been available in Europe for over 20 years.  This thermally broken, self-draining system offers a wood interior and wood or aluminum exterior. It is the ideal option for contemporary residential and commercial applications. This system is certified for Passive House design in Europe and is now manufactured and available right here in BC… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Innovations in Laminated Veneer Lumber The seminar will introduce LVL As a mass timber product. LVL is an extremely stabile and consistent engineered wood product. Secondary laminated in a unique way this product offers a solid wood product, ecologically sourced with an astonishing visual quality… see more 1 Core LU N/A
Mass Timber – Engineering, Fabrication, and Erection With the advent of mass timber products which are economical and reliable, new applications are arising across all building and structure types. Knowing which mass timber product is most suitable for different situations is key to achieving buildable, performing, and cost-efficient structures. Also covered will be an emphasis on prefabrication of these timber panels complete with integrated services enables fast erection times and high quality control… see more 1 Core LU N/A