During this course, we will discuss what resiliency means in our built environment. It will continue on to discuss why this topic has risen to its level of importance today.

We will also talk about some of the design aspects related to resiliency. Finally, this course covers the performance characteristics we should look for in resilient design.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and recognize the natural environmental forces that affect the design considerations of wood-framed roof systems.
  • Assess the advantages and disadvantages of resilient vs. non-resilient design.
  • Compare and contrast the performance characteristics of the components of a wood-framed roof system.
  • Provide best practice solutions for resilient design of wood-framed roofs.