Connector Design Considerations – Improvements Through SCBRI Research
Gain a better understanding of the considerations surrounding the application of ANSI/TPI 1 to connection systems that cause tension perpendicular to grain loading.
Learn how testing can help identify and address design issues.
Review current industry testing and proposed test concepts.
Find out how to get involved in developing new test concepts to address designer needs.
Daniel Lawless, E.I.T, SBCRI
Jim Vogt, P.E., SBCA
Financial Decision-Making: How SBCA Can Help with Your Tool Kit
Receive solid explanations of CM-centric financial management concepts.
Discover SBCA tools that can customize the analytical framework and tailor it to your plant's unique characteristics.
Join us for a 2015-2016 continuing education series including sessions on:
How to define and collect targeted data to support decision making.
How to differentiate between direct variable costs, indirect variable costs, fixed costs and overhead.
How design complexity figures into a pricing decision.
Kendall Hoyd, Residential Design Services
Sharon Hoyd, Sharpen Business Analytics
How Lumber Design Value Variability Affects Legal Responsibilities
Learn what significant changes to Appendix A of SPIB’s Grading Rules mean to CMs and their Truss Design Engineers.
Understand the reality that the grade stamp on lumber does not equate to the published design values and that Appendix A and PS20, the “lumber standard,” now emphasizes the fact that design values are merely representative of an entire lumber species producing region.
Review important businesses management considerations including:
Notes/instructions on truss design drawings, placement diagrams and cover sheets
Kent Pagel, Pagel, Davis & Hill, P.C.
Achieving Maximum Efficiency: The Big Picture
Gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma.
Learn how to best identify waste and measure/track data.
Discover that documentation is the key to improving efficiency.