Heavy Timber Frames Today
January 21st, 2021 at 2pm Eastern
Speaker: Bob Sternquist, Timbercraft-Built for Life!, Tecumseh, Michigan
1 AIA HSW Learning Unit
Join an experienced timber frame manufacturer for an in-depth exploration of the contemporary timber framing for residential and commercial buildings. Timber Frame trusses, historic framing, contemporary hybrid construction models, materials and construction scheduling will be discussed.
- Compare and contrast traditional timber framing with contemporary timber framing.
- List preferred species of wood used in timber framing today.
- Explain the impact of drying processes on timber selection.
- Describe hybrid timber frame options.
- Consider the choices for insulation for new timber frame structures.