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Presenter: Ryan Broomé

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Marriott University Park
480 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-581-1000

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:30 pm

Wood Frame Codes, Guidelines and Specifications

   Short history of the development of conventional wood framing
   Benefits and drawbacks of conventional wood framing
   Wood species, grades and sizes
   Specialty products: structural wood panels and engineered wood products
   American Wood Council’s National Design Specification for Wood Construction
   Wood framing provisions of the International Building Code
      and other state and local building codes
   ASCE load specifications

Wood Frame Design and Construction Techniques

   Project conception and material choices
   Design tools and techniques
   Floor framing
   Wall systems
   Columns, beams, posts and trusses
   Roof framing choices: conventional and trusses
   Fire resistance and safety considerations

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Other

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Professional Ed. Hours/PDHs

     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Building)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 professional education hours/PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states, except Florida architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Utah.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

The International Code Council has approved this activity for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

Attendance will be monitored and reported, as required. Attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Ryan Broomé

Professional at Realize Structural Engineering, Inc.
Mr. Broomé has 20 years’ experience working in structural design firms located in parts ofNorthern Utah and in Sacramento, California. Graduating from Brigham Young University in1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, he focused onstructural design classes with the goal of working as a structural engineer. Mr. Broomé’s portfolioincludes residential housing, custom homes, large residential projects, small commercial projects,precast concrete, and industrial and structural plan reviews. He has taught as an adjunctinstructor at Utah Valley University in the Emergency Services department, where he taughtbuilding construction types to firefighters. Mr. Broomé is a member of the Structural EngineersAssociation of Utah, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Wood Council andthe International Code Council. As a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Utah, heserves on the Programs Committee.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.