NEW ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Shear Exhilaration: Wood Shear Wall and Diaphragm Design per the 2021 IBC
APA's Aleeta Dene, P.E., provides a top-to-bottom overview of lateral design for wood-framed structures with a focus on shear walls. As a result of this training, participants will understand load path continuity and shear wall performance, including design methodologies for shear walls. Examples from post-disaster evaluations illustrate common failure modes, and methods and outcomes of various designs of wood structural panel shear walls are compared. Participants will also be introduced to installation considerations that may affect performance and how to address these issues proactively. The force transfer around openings method is covered as well. AIA and ICC credits are available to participants.
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Meet Your Local APA Engineered Wood Specialist
Located across the U.S. and Canada, APA Field Services representatives consult with architects, engineers, code officials, dealers and builders on the application and specification of engineered wood products. The Field Services team provides hundreds of education and training meetings, plus formal seminars, across North America and around the world to provide information about engineered wood products. Learn more or contact your local representative.
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Work for APA
Based in mid-Atlantic region and looking for a new career opportunity? APA is hiring an Engineered Wood Specialist to cover the northeastern seaboard. Based out of their home office, the specialist works both virtually and travels throughout their assigned region calling on key engineers, builders, code officials, architects and distributors to identify and cultivate relationships; conduct educational meetings, seminars and webinars; and actively participate in trade shows and promotional programs. Learn more about this role and other current openings.