Event Calendar

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Webinar: Simplified Wall Bracing Methods

Start Date: 4/14/2020 11:00 AM CDT
End Date: 4/14/2020 12:00 PM CDT

Location:
IL  United States 

Organization Name: Association of Licensed Architects

Contact:
Association of Licensed Architects
Email: ala@alatoday.org
Phone: (847) 382-0630

Wall bracing is one of the critical elements of a wood-framed structure, providing resistance to forces that act along the wall plane. This program will cover the simplified wall bracing methods in the IRC as well as the APA simplified method in SR102.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the limitations of the simplified wall methods
2. Learn how to calculate the amount of bracing required 
3. Determine braced wall panel placement requirements
4. Compare the differences between the APA and IRC simplified wall bracing methods.

Earn 1.0 CEU in HSW. ALA and AIA Approved.
Cost: $15 ALA members / $30 Non-members

Presented by Matt Brown, Specialist with APA -The Engineered Wood Association
Matt has been involved in energy codes for over 17 years, including state and national adoption process. He has taught energy codes to builders, engineers, architects and code officials in a format that is complete and easy to understand, making him known as the “go to” energy code person.