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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.

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