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Event infos

DateThursday,
March 08th 2018

Registration7:45 am
Program end5:30 pm
Credits earned​Up to ​8 AIA HSW
Up to ​8 USGBC/GBCI
Valid for State License​

Day program*

7:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am

Fire-Retardant Treated Wood Program Description

8:00 am - 9:00 am

This in-depth presentation on fire-retardant treated wood (FRTW) focuses on its characteristics, properties, and performance in a fire as well as its preparation, treatment, inspection, and labeling. Fire tests, standards, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in LEED projects and building code requirements related to FRTW will be covered. Details and examples will be provided on where FRTW is used and what impact it's use has on construction and insurance costs.In addition, International Building Code sections referencing fire-retardant treated wood will be discussed. Technical literature will be provided to all attendees.

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# J583 | USGBC#
  • Presented by: Hoover Treated Wood Products
  • Presenter: Chris Athari
  • Email: cathari@frtw.com
  • Phone: 706-755-5350
  • Biography: Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc, in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has five company-owned treating facilities, conveniently located to service a 100 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the USA and Canada. The rigorous quality control procedures employed by Hoover are constantly reviewed and inspected by Underwriters Laboratories and Timber Products Inspection’s follow-up services, Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc, in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has five company-owned treating facilities, conveniently located to service a 100 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the USA and Canada. The rigorous quality control procedures employed by Hoover are constantly reviewed and inspected by Underwriters Laboratories and Timber Products Inspection’s follow-up services.
9:00 am

Acetylated Wood: Durable, Stable, Sustainable Wood for Windows, Doors & Siding

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Discusses the process of wood acetylation, the resulting changes to wood, applications for this product, its green credentials and a number of case studies involving acetylated wood

  • Credit type: HSW
  • AIA# K382 | USGBC# 0920007705
  • Presented by: Accsys Technologies
  • Presenter: Lisa Ayala
  • Email: lisa.ayala@accsysplc.com
  • Phone: +1 214 435 4599
  • Biography: Sales Manager for Accsys Technologies
10:00 am

Break

10:15 am
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11:15 am
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12:15 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm
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2:15 pm
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3:15 pm

Break

3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
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5:30 pm

End of Program

*This Agenda is final but is subject to updates, additions and changes.

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