*******Hurricane Flood Resistant Construction & Engineered Structural Wood Selection *********

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

Location: McLaren Engineering - Lecture Hall
100 Snake Hill Road, West Nyack, NY 10994

Time: 5:30 PM - Refreshments, Food & Networking

6:00 PM - Lecture will begin promptly.

COST: $20 for Members, $35 for Non-Members*

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Course Title: Hurricane and Flood Resistant Construction . - 1 PDH NY

Speaker: Norman Hall, Manufacturer's Representative, Simpson Strong-Tie

This lecture will include discussion on the following topics:

• Overview of floods causes and its impact on buildings’ construction
• Overview of Code requirements regarding floods prevention
• Learn about causes of corrosion and how to prevent it or minimize it.
• Review of flood hazard areas.


1. Review of major floods in the last couple years.
2. Flood resistant construction – requirements.
3. Corrosion considerations review.
4. Code requirement.
5. Causes of corrosion.
6. Stainless steel connectors and fasteners.
7. Flood resistant construction requirements.
8. Hurricane-Tie Performance Comparison.
9. Flood hazard area.
10. Decks and porches in flood hazard areas.
Course Title: Overview of Engineered Wood Selection and Installation. - 1 PDH NY

Speaker: Speaker: Craig Smith, Manufacturer's Representative, Weyerhaeuser Corp.

This course demonstrates how use integrated design technology to prepare and build wood floor framing from the design to installation. Participants learn to use integrated design technology to review mechanical & structural conflicts and identify unique structural detailing prior to fabrication, simplify job site review for conformance to plans, and provide documentation for green building certification.

About the Speaker: Mr. Smith is a manufacturer representative providing design professionals with material specs needed for structural design work , as well as practical applications of Weyerhaeuser wood framing members. Weyerhaeuser is one of the largest structural wood products manufacturer in the world. It grows and harvests trees, builds homes, and makes forest products essential to everyday lives. The company, headquartered in Federal Way, WA, was founded in 1900 and now has offices or operations in 11 countries, with customers worldwide.

This notification is your invitation to join this PE's in Construction Lecture presentation to be held at McLaren Engineering headquarters on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Refreshments and networking to start circa 5:30 PM followed by the lecture which will begin at 6:00 pm promptly. McLaren Engineering is located at 100 Snake Hill Road, West Nyack, NY 10994 - T 845.353.6400

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Payments may be made at the door at the beginning of the event, by cash or check payable to NYSSPE - PEC or in advance by credit card at the end of the registration process. For further information on schedule, registration and/or for ticket purchase, contact Rudi Sherbansky P.E. - PE's in Construction Group - mailrudi@yahoo.com.

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