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Understanding Changes to the 2016 Building Codes

  • Aloft Hotel - Buffalo Airport 4219 Genesee Street Buffalo, NY, 14225 United States (map)

Understanding Changes to the 2016 Building Codes

Fire Protection Applications for Wood I-joist

All Architects and Builders are welcome to attend.

The 2016 Code will require fire protection of I-joist on new residential homes that have a building permit application on or after October 3rd. Eight different fire-rated assemblies will be explained to help you decide which assembly will work best for your clients and provide the most value to the home.

Learning Objectives:

  • The difference between fire-resistive and fire-rated assemblies.

  • The facts about engineered wood products and their fire performance.

  • Explanation of 8 different Fire-rated assemblies with wood I-joists.

  • Exception methods to comply with Section R501.3 of the 2012 IRC® and Section R302.13 of the 2015 IRC®.

Presenters will be available from 1:00-2:00 to answer any additional questions.

RSVP to Tom Staub by 10 AM on Friday June 10th to attend.

Lunch Provided with Registration

Earlier Event: June 8
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Later Event: June 23
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