Decking is the first structural element in a deck design, though it often doesn’t get the respect and attention that the joists and beams receive. Exterior 5/4 and 2-by wood decking was recognized in the code in 2015, including fastening provisions, and deck code expert Glenn Mathewson is offering a free NADRA-sponsored ICC webinar to discuss the various functions that decking serves on a deck. Here are the details:

Thursday, June 11
12 noon to 1:30 pm MDT (Note: Mountain Daylight Time; which is 2 pm to 3:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time)

Length: 90 minutes.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, attendees will …
… Identify the various forces that decking must resist and how it resists them.
… Hear the new 2021 IRC provisions that already applied but weren’t known.
… Learn how decking you’re not standing on is still supporting you.

Continuing Education Units: PENDING APPROVAL for 0.15 Preferred Provider CEUs from the International Code Council (ICC).

To learn more or to register, click here.