At Mid-Atlantic Timberframes, we’re not just passionate about building with heavy timber, but we’re also eager to share our knowledge with others. We offer a range of continuing education opportunities for architects, builders, and designers, including lunch and learns, webinars, and CEU courses. If you’re curious about timber framing topics — such as its history, its sustainability and other benefits, and its future in the construction world — join us to learn more. You could even earn AIA learning units! Here are a few of our current education offerings.
Lunch & Learns
To sign up for any of the following lunch and learns, please email our general manager, Sam Ebersol.
- Timber Framing: An Age-Old Craft for the Modern Era
This course, written with the Timber Framers Guild, provides an overview of timber frame construction. Using a mix of expertise, personal anecdotes, and beautiful photography, Sam delves into a range of topics, including the history, benefits, process, costs, materials, and design options of heavy timber construction. Participants are encouraged to ask questions throughout the presentation.
- Building Sustainably: Fire Safety & Design Solutions for Building with Heavy Timber
Heavy timber is one of the industry’s oldest building materials and continues to be a popular choice for builders and homeowners in today’s market. Sustainability and fire safety are primary concerns when it comes to timber frame construction. This presentation provides not just a general overview of building with heavy timber but also an in-depth look at the environmental advantages and fire safety benefits of timber frame construction. This is an accredited course with the AIA, and participants can earn one LU (learning unit).
- Why Heavy Timber Is the Future of Design & Construction: The Evolution of a Proven Building Method
Not only does timber framing have a rich past, but its future also promises to showcase its unique aesthetics, sustainable practices, and construction-site benefits. This lunch and learn covers a range of topics, including the history and evolution of heavy timber framing, its environmental advantages, timber-related technology, and the future of the industry. This is an accredited course with the AIA, and participants can earn one LU/HSW (learning unit / Health, Safety, and Wellness).
Live Webinar: The Evolution of a Proven Building Method
Mid-Atlantic Timberframes is excited to present this live webinar exploring the evolution of timber frame construction over the centuries. We will discuss the timber framing process from the perspectives of design, engineering, and construction, and we’ll also highlight its benefits, including fire resistance, thermal and structural performance, value, and more. Presenters Sam Ebersol and Mike Banta (our general manager and operations manager) will also discuss the latest technology and vibrant future of timber frame construction.
Join us on Tuesday, June 6, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT. Click here to register for this online event.
Learn from Our Heavy Timber Experts
Whether you’re new to the world of heavy timber or you’re looking for the latest industry information, we hope to see you at one of our presentations. You can also stay up-to-date on Mid-Atlantic Timberframes’ latest learning opportunities by signing up to receive our quarterly newsletter, Timber Talk.
If you have specific questions about timber frame construction, we’d love to hear from you — contact us today.