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September 21-23, 2021
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BT205 Advanced Design of Roofs & Ceilings

September 22, 2021  |  7:45AM - 11:45AM

Room: Coming Soon
Track: Building Technology
Session Code: BT205
Session Type: NCBI
CE Credit: 4

This course covers roof and ceiling design requirements found in the current North Carolina Residential Building Code. Roof/ceiling code loading requirements and load calculating procedures with specific instructions on the design, bracking and support for rafters, ceiling joists, and girders/beams will be discussed. Wood roof trusses will also be thoroughly reviewed. Attendees will have an opportunity to work through a simple house plan to determine the location and size of the rafters and ceiling joists and girders required.


Speaker

Steve Knight
PE

Steve Knight P.E.

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Steve Knight, P.E., received his BS in Civil Engineering from N.C. State University and holds a master's degree in engineering from USC Columbia, SC. He is licensed to practice engineering in 10 states and is a licensed North Carolina General Contractor. He started his career as a design and test engineer. Later, he joined a construction firm as Vice President of Engineering. In 1994, Mr. Knight started his own engineering consulting firm specializing in residential and commercial construction.

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