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Encapsulated Mass Timber: a new construction type for the 2020 NBC

 This seminar will discuss the fire-related national building and fire code changes related to a new construction type called Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction (EMTC) to be used for wood buildings up to twelve storeys. As well, it will provide an overview of ongoing fire research at the National Research Council of Canada into various performance aspects of mass timber construction and tall wood buildings.

Date: February 22nd, 2022
Time: 12:00PM (Pacific time)
Location: On-line (MS Teams)
Cost: No charge
Registration Deadline: End of day February 18, 2022 (Late registrations may not receive the invite to join the meeting. Please register on time.)

Marc Alam is a member of the Canadian Wood Council. As Manager, Codes and Standards in the fire division, Marc assists through participation in CWC’s building code and standards fire-related initiatives and the development of CWC’s fire design tools, as well as code-related fire research projects.



Start date: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 12:00

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