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Presenter: Dennis Bott and 2 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Manchester, NH

The Executive Court Banquet Center
1199 South Mammoth Road
Manchester, NH 03109
Phone: 603-626-4788

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 5:00 pm

Section 1 - Engineered Wood Products: 
Introduction and Specification (EWP 005/006)

   Develop an understanding of engineered lumber terminology
   Review proper installation methods when using engineered lumber products
   Gain a better understanding of how to properly inspect the framing
      for manufacture compliance
   Use manufacture literature to properly specify engineered lumber floor systems

Section 2 - Engineered Wood Products: 
Specification and Inspection (EWP 006/007)

   Utilize both code details and manufacture details to provide clear direction 
      for plan review and proper construction
   Identify what quantifies poor specification, but more importantly identify 
      what constitutes proper specification
   Learn the recommendations of a manufacturer for proper installation and
      inspection of engineered lumber floor systems
   Use manufacturer-provided literature to find proper details to be used in 
      the inspection of and installation of engineered lumber floor systems
   Identify bad installation through inspection and learn how to remedy issues
   Jobsite photos – Good, bad and ugly

Section 3 - Engineered Wood Products: 
Load Development (EWP 008)

   Learn how to size I-Joists
   Learn how to size and select structural beams
   Acquire skills needed to apply various framing details and connections used 
      in the engineered lumber products industry

Section 4 – Fire Resistive and Fire Rated Assemblies 
with Wood (EWP 004)

   Learn the difference between fire-resistive and fire-rated assemblies; 
      addressing and detailing for fire as it relates to building systems
   Learn the facts about engineered wood products and their fire performance
   Exception methods to comply with Section R501.3 of the 2012 IRC. e.; enable a 
      better understanding to apply the appropriate methods and materials discussed
   Fire-rated assemblies with engineered wood products; design to meet this section 
      of the building code

Section 5 – Introduction to Multi-Family Construction Using 
EWP (EWP 009)

   Develop an understanding of the types of construction classifications and 
      load types
   Understand the common building configuration types
   Learn some of the typical construction details regarding this type of construction
   Look into the tools available by most manufacturers when designing multi-family 

Wrap Up and Review

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Home Inspectors

     7.0 HSW CEUs
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Home Inspectors
     7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education units to architects in all states. Educators and course are not subject to preapproval in New Hampshire.

Attention New Hampshire architects: Your licensing board relies on each licensee to determine and claim appropriate credit hours regarding SD and HSW classification.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey and District of Columbia architects. 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 architect continuing education provider in New York.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing board.

Attendance will be monitored, and 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.


Dennis Bott

Boise Cascade Wood Products

Mr. Bott has been working within the engineered wood industry for over 25 years holding many positions including design manager to manufacturing technical sales. He is currently the business development & project manager responsible for educating and driving specification for Boise Cascade engineered wood products within the Multifamily Light Commercial segment. In addition to these responsibilities, he also manages the AIA educational program for Boise Cascade.

William Ingham

Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products
Mr. Ingham has been in the lumber industry for over 35 years, spending the last 20 focusing on engineered lumber specification and sales. He is currently an area manager for Boise Cascade, covering Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine. Mr. Ingham is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with distributors, dealers, contractors, architects, and code enforcement officials, working with all to ensure proper specification and installation of Boise Cascade engineered wood products.

Nathan Paul

Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products

Mr. Paul has 20+ years’ experience educating and consulting with performance based designers and specifiers across North America. In his current role with Boise Cascade, Mr. Paul is responsible for the specification of engineered wood products within the multifamily and light commercial markets. Among other methods, he currently uses lunch and learn presentations as an effective means of educating the design community.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

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