SBCA Hosts Workshop on Lumber Design Values

Originally published by: SBCAJuly 1, 2013

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Please join us for our next Annual Workshop, an Update on Lumber Design Values on Tuesday, July 9 at 2 pm ET/1 pm CT/12 pm MT/11 am PT. To sign up, please email Trisha Kutz.

The Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) will give an update on the lumber design values issues happening in the marketplace. This workshop will discuss:

  • Supplement #13 “effective date” of June 1, 2013 – What does this mean to Component Manufacturers? Stick Framers?
  • Supplement #13 Appendix A What does this mean to Builders? Specifiers? Contractors? Component Manufacturers?
  • Review the SBCA Policy on the need for accurate raw material design values. Why is this important?
  • Is machine rated lumber the solution for all lumber use to resist loads in structural applications? SBCA/TPI policy discussion

This Workshop is your opportunity to learn more about our most important raw material – lumber and the latest information that affects our industry.

Please join us for this 1½ hour Workshop on Tuesday, July 9 via SBC Connection at 2 pm Eastern/1 pm Central/12 pm Mountain/11 am Pacific. TTT recertification credit, continuing education credit (CEU) and professional development hours (PDH) are available, and you are encouraged to bring your questions! Together we will continue Building Community and Making Connections.

Workshop CostSBCA members receive a discount and pay by location instead of by person. The member cost is $25 per location; the nonmember cost is $50 per person. For more information, visit:

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This Workshop is sponsored by Wasserman & Associates, Inc.