Understanding Changes to 2015 Building Codes in NJ: Fire, Connectors & Energy - Earn 4 AIA/CES Credits - Feb 4, 2016

Fire, Connectors and Energy

Please join Kuiken Brothers on Thursday February 4, 2016 at the Brick House in Wyckoff, NJ for a seminar that addresses changes to the 2015 Building Code with a focus on Fire, Connectors, Energy and the products readily available to comply with the new requirements. Upon conclusion of the full day event, you can earn up to 4 AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits.

REGISTRATION CLOSED –

WE APOLOGIZE, BUT AS OF FRIDAY 1/22/16 WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT & CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT RESERVATIONS. ADDITIONAL DATES MAY BE ADDED. If you are interested in attending, please contact Ryan Mulkeen rmulkeen@kuikenbrothers.com with your contact information.

Location:
The Brick House
179 Godwin Ave,
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Date & Time:
Thursday February 4, 2016
9:00am – 3:45pm

9:00am – 9:30am Registration & Coffee, Light Breakfast

9:30am – 10:45am Simpson Strong-Tie Introduction to Deck Design

Presented by Norm Hall, Simpson Strong-Tie
Qualifies for 1 AIA/CES Credit
This course covers the basics of deck design and construction, including the concept of continuous load path and the critical connections involved in deck construction. Related code requirements are referenced per the International Building Code® (IBC) and International Residential Code® (IRC). The course also reviews connector and fastener selection, load capacity, and corrosion issues. The course is intended to help design professionals ensure decks are safe, strong and code compliant.

Presentations has been updated to the 2015 codes. Discussion of specific connectors will be had after the formal presentation.

 

11:00am – 12:15pm Fire-Resistive and Fire-Rated Assemblies with Wood I-Joists

Presented by Josh Nau/ Tony Carbone Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Qualifies for 1 AIA/CES, HSW Credit
Upon Completion of this course you will learn:

  • The learning objectives for attendees of this presentation are:
  • The difference between fire-resistive and fire-rated assemblies.
  • The facts about engineered wood products and their fire performance.
  • Fire-rated assemblies with wood I-joists.
  • Exception methods to comply with Section R501.3 of the 2012 IRC®.

Discussion of specific I-Joist assembly applications will be had after the formal presentation.

12:15pm – 1:00pm LUNCH

 

1:00pm – 2:15pm The Building Envelope’s Air & Vapor Barriers: What They Are and Why Should You Care

Presented by Bryant Coogan, Henry Company (Henry BlueSkin)
Qualifies for 1 AIA/ HSW & SD Credit
Upon Completion of this course, you will learn:

  • The physics of heat, air, and moisture flow in a building
  • What an air barrier is and how it is different from a vapor barrier
  • The difference between an air and rain barrier and a weather resistant barrier
  • What is a breathable membrane?
  • How to incorporate this technology into your wall system
  • Product standards
  • The effects if air leakage is ignored
  • Additional benefits when used with rain screens
  • ASHRAE’s position
  • Anticipated energy savings
 Discussion of specific vapor barriers options will be had after the formal presentation.

2:30pm – 3:45pm Understanding the UL Fire Resistant Directory 101

Presented by Randal Bellantoni, National Gypsum
Qualfies for 1 AIA/CES, HSE Credit

That bright orange book on your shelf has a lot of great fire resistant information and is easy to use! Learn how to master the UL Fire Resistance Directory and use this resource in an effective and efficient way. We will take a basic look at this book and then drill down to examine fire-rated designs and assemblies. As a participant, you will have a clear understanding of the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Resistant Directory, learn about the three types of fire resistant gypsum wallboard, analyze gypsum wallboard fire-rated designs, and determine the most effective gypsum UL Design for your project.

Discussion of specific gypsum board assembly options will be had after the formal presentation.

REGISTRATION CLOSED –

WE APOLOGIZE, BUT AS OF FRIDAY 1/22/16 WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT & CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT RESERVATIONS. ADDITIONAL DATES MAY BE ADDED. If you are interested in attending, please contact Ryan Mulkeen rmulkeen@kuikenbrothers.com with your contact information.

For additional questions, please contact Ryan Mulkeen, Dir. of Marketing, Kuiken Brothers Company, Inc (201) 705-5375 rmulkeen@kuikenbrothers.com


 

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