Monday, July 12, 2010

Fire-Rated Cementitious Coated OSB in Wall and Roof Sheathing Applications

Woodworks had the opportunity to host a lunch time presentation in Oakland on Tuesday, July 27th and San Francisco on Wednesday, July 28th and thought you’d be interested in attending. As always, there is no cost to attend, this presentation is AIA approved and lunch is on us! All pertinent information is given below. Please register by July 20th; space is limited. Click on the links provided to register.

Topic: Fire-Rated Cementitious Coated OSB in Wall and Roof Sheathing Applications
This course covers the basics of how Fire-Rated Cementitious Coated OSB (FRCC OSB) sheathing can be used in wall and roof sheathing applications. Topics to be covered include:
  1. The components of FRCC OSB.
  2. How FRCC OSB meets building codes.
  3. The impact of FRCC OSB (the use of it) on the environment.
  4. Testing standards relevant to FRCC OSB.
  5. Sustainability benefits of FRCC OSB.
Speaker: James R. Dukart, National Sales Manager, International Barrier Technology Corporation
James joined Barrier Technology in 2007 as National Sales Manager for Blazeguard Fire-Rated Sheathing. Prior to Barrier, Mr. Dukart was a national sales manager for a marine products company, and prior to that, for 15 years he was a national trade magazine editor and writer focusing on the a variety of topics including building materials. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) and is a member of the Associates Committee of the Builders’ Association of the Twin Cities in Minneapolis.
11:45 pm – 12:15 pm – Check in, lunch serving, seating
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm - Presentation

Oakland: Tuesday, July 27th
AIA East Bay Office
1405 Clay St
Oakland, CA 94612
There is a parking garage directly across the street from their office at the corners of 14th and Clay, there are other parking garages in the area but this is the cheapest. The 12th Street Civic Center BART exit is also a few blocks away and a great option for getting to the office.
San Francisco: Wednesday, July 28th
AIA San Francisco Office
130 Sutter Street, Ste 600 (6th floor)
San Francisco, CA 94104
Stockton/Sutter garage - 444 Stockton St. (at Bush St.)

For more information: please contact Phil, northern California Technical Director at

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