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Wall Bracing III: Simplified Wall Bracing & APA Wall Bracing Calculator for the 2018 IRC Webinar

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM at 11:00 AM

Three-Part Webinar Series: Wall Bracing Provisions of the 2018 IRC

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TITLE Wall Bracing Part Three–Simplified Wall Bracing & APA Wall Bracing Calculator for the 2018 IRC
DATE September 29, 2020
TIME 10:00 - 11:00 AM Pacific Time

In part three we work through some examples using what we learned in parts one and two. We then review the IRC Simplified Wall Bracing, APA Simplified Wall Bracing and introduce the APA Wall Bracing Calculator.

  • Apply the IRC wall bracing provisions to example plans
  • Understand both the IRC and APA simplified methods of wall bracing
  • Input plan information into the APA Wall Bracing Calculator

PRESENTER Warren Hamrick

Series presenters include Matthew Brown, Ron Nuttall and Warren Hamrick, APA Engineered Wood Specialists experienced in providing engineered wood product building and design support and recommendations. APA has collaborated with code bodies since the 1950s to improve wall performance and reduce the risk of catastrophic home failure through the development of prescriptive wall bracing techniques that specify plywood and OSB wood structural panel sheathing.

AIA and ICC credit is available to participants.

APA is an online education resource for engineered wood products and applications that is accredited by the American Institute of Building Design and the American Institute of Architects for continuing education credits. Learn more about APA – The Engineered Wood Association.