LLB Architects, Nat Rea (photo)

Webinar: Rulon International presents, Considerations for the Design of Wood Ceilings and Wall Systems

Tuesday May 26, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

1 HSW

Zoom Registration required

Course Description:  Wood, a material as complex in its origin as its use, requires significant processing and evaluation before it can be used to liven an interior space. Starting with the base material - the tree itself - and ending with a discussion of the various applications, this session will review the primary steps involved in designing and specifying wood ceiling and wall systems.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand the various characteristics of wood species

• Discuss the configurations or profiles most commonly found in wood ceilings & walls

• Recognize the value of engineering and early involvement

• Discuss project completion and operations & maintenance

• Understand and identify the acoustics of a room

• Review sustainable manufacturing through both product and practice

• Evaluate the relationship between wood and water

• Reinforce the need for life safety and the fire performance of wood

• Compare options and review the concern of seismic zones

• Discuss solution-based integrations and the benefits of coordinated detailing

• Determine general costing for specific items and various wood species

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