Monday, December 1, 2014
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Learn about the benefits of building with wood and earn Continuing Education Units including AIA/CES HSW and GBCI CE hour(s) for LEED Credential Maintenance.
- – Meeting and Exceeding Energy Objectives in Wood Buildings
- – Connection Solutions for Modern Wood Buildings
- – The Wood Use Paradox
- – Rethinking Wood as a Material of Choice
- – Seismic-Resistive Design of Wood Buildings
- – Wood Products and Green Building
- – Wind-Resistive Design of Wood Buildings
- – Multi-Story Wood Construction
- – Cross Laminated Timber
- – Design is in the Details (Durability)
- – Wood and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)
- – The Human Response to Wood
- – Fire Protection in Wood Buildings
- – Calculating Carbon Footprint
- – Evolving Building Codes and the Wood Revolution
- – Tall Wood Takes a Stand
- – Wood Scores A+ for Schools and Student Housing
Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, and continue to expand the possibilities for wood use in construction.
Visit www.rethinkwood.com/education to view all CEUs.
Monday, October 6, 2014
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In October, the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is coming to the Big Easy for three days of speakers and educational workshops that discuss sustainable architecture. reThink Wood will have several experts on-site to discuss how wood framing is contributing to reduced environmental impact, and helping building designers earn points in green rating systems like LEEDV4.
reThink Wood events taking place at its booth (#2539) throughout the convention include:
#GreenbuildChat Twitter Q&A
Join @reThinkWood for a LIVE Twitter discussion on Wednesday, October 22 at 11:00 AM CT with a panel of architects to discuss how wood allows architects to design effective urban structures while earning points in LEEDV4.
Education Labs, Presented by WoodWorks
Comparative Life Cycle Assessment: Multi-Story, CLT Apartment in Quebec
Blane Grann, Scientist in the Durability and Sustainability group at FPInnovations
Wednesday, October 22 – 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Mid-Rise and Beyond – Wood Construction in the Vibrant Urban Environment
Scott Breneman, Senior Technical Director at WoodWorks
Thursday, October 23 – 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Healthy Buildings: The Case for Visual Wood
David Fell, Research Leader for Market Research at FPInnovations
Wednesday, October 22 – 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Resilient Communities by Design
Erik Kneer, Project Manager at Holmes Culley, Founding member of the Structural Engineers Association of California’s (SEAOC) Sustainable Design Committee
Thursday, October 23 – 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
School Building as Teacher: Design for the Future
Randall Walter, AIA LEED AP, Architect at Bensonwood
Thursday, October 23 – 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
To learn more, visit reThink Wood. Or, connect with reThink Wood on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Slideshare.