Timber Building Fire Rating Compliance Seminar (NSW)

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The fire rating compliance of Timber buildings is often seen as challenging.

Providing the appropriate evidence to support the fire rated solutions used in construction is a common matter for all building materials and designs. Timber buildings, Mass timber (CLT, GLT and LVL) and timber frame are no different except it is a new form of construction that does not yet have the range of products and solutions that other material may have.

Presenters at this seminar will address the pathway for deemed-tosatisfy compliance of timber buildings, how fire rating can be assigned to timber building solutions and available solutions within the market place. Other speakers will discuss performance solution approaches.

This half day seminar is a must for all building and design professionals considering a timber building design, these include architects, engineers, building designers, certifiers, developers, builders, regulators and educators.

Timber product and service suppliers will also be on hand to assist you in implementing timber solution into your next design.

Cost: Free for all design and building professionals
Date: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Venue: NSW Teachers Federation, Conference Centre, 37 Reservoir St, Surry Hills
Time: 12.15 pm for 12.30 pm - 5.00pm
Food: Afternoon Tea provided
CPD: CPD certificates of attendance available for all professions. 4 formal CPD points available for architects.

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Program & Speakers

12.30: Welcome and WoodSolutions Update

12.35 Fire Resistance Compliance in the BCA

  • Timber Buildings’ DTS Solutions in the BCA Refresher Andrew Dunn, TDA
  • Fire Engineering Approach for Mass Timber Building James O’Neil, Holmes Fire
  • Certifier’s view point Charles Slack-Smith, GROUP DLA
  • Assigning Fire Rating to Mass Timber Building Solutions TBA

3.00 Afternoon tea and coffee break

3.30 Mass Timber Fire Rated Solutions

  • Calculating Timber Charring Rates and AS1720.4 Update Andrew Dunn, TDA
  • Fire Rated Solutions for Timber Systems Various Suppliers

17.00 Finish

Trade Display
In addition to the presentations a number of suppliers for the mass timber market will be on hand.

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