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IRC - 2015 IRC Wood Wall Bracing

SAVE THE DATE – June 20, 2019

The Class:  2015 IRC Wood Wall Bracing

CEU Credit: ICC 6 Contact Hours and AIA IC9348 Approved

When: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 1 hr. Lunch at 11:30; The Monthly Business Meeting will take place during the lunch break at 12:00

Where: Community Justice Building, First Floor Conference Room, Suite 101, 

1101 W. Main Street, Medford, OR

The Cost BY 5/17/2019: $195.00 for members which includes Hot Lunch

$245.00 for non-members which includes Hot Lunch

AFTER 5/17/2019: $245.00 FOR MEMBERS; $295.00 FOR NON-MEMBERS

RSVP REQUIRED: Please RSVP to Breck at 541-774-6924 or

Payment by mail to: Breck Cook, 10 South Oakdale Ave., Room 100, Medford, OR

Course Description:

This seminar provides a comprehensive explanation of the 2015 International Residential Code® (IRC®) Wood Wall bracing requirements. The seminar will focus on basic requirements and clarify the application of wall bracing provisions in the IRC wall bracing Sections R602.10 thru R602.12.

GOAL: Participants will successfully apply the provisions of te 2015 IRC to case studies involving bracing requirements for wood-framed residential structures in their region.

The following publication is recommended to ensure success in the course: 

  • 2015 International Residential Code® (IRC®)
  • The 2017 ORSC is based on the 2015 IRC

Your Instructor:
Sandra Hyde, P.E.

Course Objectives...


  • Identify the forces that act on a house.
  • Describe the history of bracing and how it works.
  • Apply wall bracing provisions of the IRC.
  • Describe the physical limits under which bracing can be used.
  • Determine how much bracing is required, and how adjustment factors are applied.
  • Recognize special considerations for bracing.
  • Apply attachment details, and pony and cripple wall details.



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