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Best Practices for Designing Safe & Durable Wood Decks and Balconies

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Name: Best Practices for Designing Safe & Durable Wood Decks and Balconies
Date: January 23, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
Event Description:

Although wood decks and balconies can be robust and long-lasting structures, they can be challenging to design and construct due to their exposure to the elements. This webinar provides an overview of common performance issues. It explores durability considerations for designing, constructing, and maintaining wood deck and balcony structures. The information is relevant for single homes and low-rise wood-frame residential buildings across British Columbia.

Register today to expand your expertise: 
  • Structural design considerations for framing, lateral support, guards, and stairs
  • Moisture considerations such as slope and drainage, drying and ventilation and detailing at key interfaces
  • Material choices
  • Maintenance and renewals best practices
CPD Points: This workshop is eligible for
three Continuing Professional Development Points


Ed Thiessen                                                                            Michael Wilkinson
Principal, Senior Building Science Specialist                           Building Science Engineer
RDH Building Science Inc                                                        RDH Building Science Inc


Webinar:                                                                          In-person Event:
Webinar can be viewed on computers,                           Brix Studio, Suite 102 - 211 Columbia St.
smart phones and mobile devices                                  Gastown, Vancouver (35 person limit)

Online Webinar
Date/Time Information:
Jan 23, 2018 09:00 AM to
Jan 23, 2018 12:00 PM
Contact Information:
BC Housing 604.439.4135
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