STD330-A – 2015 WFCM Changes

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The Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (ANSI/AWC WFCM-2012) has been updated to the 2015 WFCM which is referenced in the 2015 International Building Code and 2015 International Residential Code. This article will provide an overview of the significant changes in the 2015 WFCM relative to the previous 2012 edition.

Level: Beginner
Primary Audience: Engineers, Code Officials

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand the purpose of the 2015 WFCM and its scope limitations.
  2. Be familiar with the significant changes between the 2012 and 2015 WFCM.
  3. Be familiar with the design approaches outlined in the 2015 WFCM.
  4. Be familiar with building codes referencing the 2015 WFCM.

Equivalencies: 1.0 Hours of Instruction = 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 1 Professional Development Hours (PDH) = 1 Learning Units (LU)


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