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Tech Note#1 - FACTORS AFFECTING DISTRIBUTION OF BORATE TO PROTECT BUILDING ENVELOPE COMPONENTS FROM BIODEGRADATION_Page_1

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Consolidated Tech Notes: Tech Notes 1 to 18 (with bookmarks)

Tech Note #1: FACTORS AFFECTING DISTRIBUTION OF BORATE TO PROTECT BUILDING ENVELOPE COMPONENTS FROM BIODEGRADATION

Tech Note #2: IN-PLANE STIFFNESS OF CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER FLOORS

Tech Note #3: DIAPHRAGM STIFFNESS IN WOOD-FRAME CONSTRUCTION

Tech Note #4:FIRE LOADS AND DESIGN FIRES FOR MID-­‐RISE BUILDINGS

Tech Note #5: HYGROTHERMAL PERFORMANCE OF CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER WALL ASSEMBLIES WITH BUILT-IN MOISTURE : FIELD MEASUREMENTS AND SIMULATIONS

Tech Note #6: INVESTIGATING THE PERFORMANCE OF WOOD PORTAL FRAMES AS ALTERNATIVE BRACING SYSTEMS IN LIGHT-FRAME WOOD BUILDINGS

Tech Note #7:STRUCTURAL PERFORMANCE OF BOX BASED CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER SYSTEM USED IN FLOOR APPLICATIONS

Tech Note #8: Seismic Force Modification Factor for Mid-rise Hybrid Wood Buildings

Tech Note #9: Mechanics-based Approach for Estimating Force Distribution to Lateral Load Resisting Elements in Timber Buildings

Tech Note #10: CLT – STEEL HYBRIDIZATION IN MID-RISE SYSTEMS AS A SEISMIC RESISTING SYSTEM

Tech Note #11: WOOD INFILL WALLS IN REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAME STRUCTURES

Tech Note #12: TIMBER-CONCRETE COMPOSITE BEAMS

Tech Note #13: MEASUREMENT OF ROLLING SHEAR MODULUS AND STRENGTH OF CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER

Tech Note #14: EFFECTS OF OVERHANGS ON WIND-­‐DRIVEN RAIN WETTING OF FACADES

Tech Note #15: RATIONALIZATION OF LIFE SAFETY – CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR MID-RISE BUILDINGS

Tech Note #16: EFFECTS OF MOISTURE ON BOLT EMBEDMENT AND CONNECTION PROPERTIES OF GLULAM

Tech Note #17: CONNECTIONS FOR CLT DIAPHRAGMS IN STEEL-­FRAME BUILDINGS

Tech Note #18: Hygrothermal performance of highly insulated wood frame walls with air leakage: Field measurements and simulations