Fire Code updated by American Wood Council

19 September 2022

This week the American Wood Council issued the first-ever ANSI accredited version of the Fire Design Specification for Wood Construction (2022). This document has been updated and expanded through a consensus based committee process. The update provides valuable design provisions and requirements for fire protection of mass timber members, connections, bearing interfaces, and joints and interfaces. A free copy can be downloaded at the AWC website.

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