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Keeping the Home from Burning: 2019 CBC Update on Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/27/2020
When: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: United States
Contact: (916) 451-9093

Online registration is available until: 10/26/2020
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Keeping the Home from Burning: 2019 CBC, Including Chapters 2303.2 and Chapter 7A, WUI, Update on Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CEU: 2 Hours (0.2)

Cost: $45 Member/Non-Member

Program Overview

This seminar is a discussion of fire-retardant-treated wood (FRTW) technical characteristics and building code-related applications. We will cover:

  • 2303.2 and Chapter 7A in the CBC.)
  • How FRTW compares to steel, concrete, and coated/painted wood products,
  • FRTW labels and design values, and
  • Code-approved FRTW interior and exterior applications, including in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) and recent updates for the CA CBC, IBC, IWUIC, and NFPA.

Instructor: Dr. Mike Eckhoff, Marketing Representative, Hoover Treated Wood Products

Mike is a public policy expert with over 15 years’ experience in the forest products industry. He has worked on sustainable wood utilization in the Rocky Mountain West for both the Colorado State Forest Service and the USDA Forest Service. Currently, he is a Codes and Education Specialist with Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc., where he provides fire-retardant-treated wood (FRTW) design consultation to architects, engineers, and regulators. He has delivered over one-hundred invited presentations on sustainable wood products, including FRTW, to firms, municipalities, local media, and universities throughout the United States. He earned his Ph.D. in Forest Science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Handouts: A link to download handouts will be provided after you register for the webinar.

Zoom Link: Zoom Webinar link will be emailed to all registrants prior to the class.


ICC P.P. Course No. (Pending)

Must receive written notice of cancellation prior to event for refund.