Where to buy
Siding

Siding Resources

Introduction
Siding Home
Siding Gallery
Why Use Western Red Cedar?
Characteristics & Properties of Western Red Cedar
Benefits of Real Cedar
Real Cedar History
Real Cedar Certification
Sustainability and the Environment
Design & Spec
Siding Grades
Siding Profiles
Bevel
Board & Batten
Tongue & Groove
Lap or Channel
Western Red Cedar Trim Boards
Western Red Cedar Shingle Panels
Siding Calculator
Build & Install
Preparation
Pre-Building
DuPont Tyvek DrainWrap
Installation
General Installation
Installing Profiles
Bevel
Board & Batten
Tongue & Groove
Lap or Channel
Trim Boards
Shingle Panels
Finish & Maintain
Choosing a Finish
How to Finish
Care & Maintenance
Restoration
Decking

Decking Resources

Introduction
Decking Home
Decking Gallery
Why Use Western Red Cedar?
Characteristics & Properties of Western Red Cedar
Benefits of Real Cedar
Real Cedar History
Real Cedar Certification
Sustainability and the Environment
Planning
Decking Grades
Span Tables
Decking Calculator
Deck Projects
Roof Deck
Raised Deck
Ground Level Deck
Uphill Sloping Lot Deck
Build & Install
Fasteners
Stairs & Railings
Finish & Maintain
Choosing a Finish
How to Finish
Care & Maintenance
Restoration
Outdoor

Outdoor Resources

Introduction
Outdoor Home
Outdoor Gallery
Why Use Western Red Cedar?
Characteristics & Properties of Western Red Cedar
Benefits of Real Cedar
Real Cedar History
Real Cedar Certification
Sustainability and the Environment
Design & Spec
Real Cedar Free DIY Project Plans
Pre-Built Kits
Design Tips
Build & Install
Project Preparation
Fasteners
Fence Construction
Western Red Cedar Fence Specifications
Pre-Built Fence Panels
Finish & Maintain
Choosing a Finish
How to Finish
Care & Maintenance
Restoration
Indoor

Indoor Resources

Introduction
Indoor Home
Indoor Gallery
Why Use Western Red Cedar?
Characteristics & Properties of Western Red Cedar
Benefits of Real Cedar
Real Cedar History
Real Cedar Certification
Sustainability and the Environment
Design & Spec
Cedar Saunas
Traditional Saunas
Infrared Cedar Saunas
Design Tips
Build & Install
Tongue & Groove Paneling
Doors & Windows
Blinds & Shutters
Preparation
Finish & Maintain
How to Finish
Care & Maintenance
Timbers

Timbers Resources

Introduction
Timbers Home
Timbers Gallery
Why Use Western Red Cedar?
Characteristics & Properties of Western Red Cedar
Benefits of Real Cedar
Real Cedar History
Real Cedar Certification
Sustainability and the Environment
Design & Spec
Grades & Specifications
Build & Install
Preparation
Installation
Finish & Maintain
How to Finish
Care & Maintenance
Restoration
Membership

Information
Membership Home
Why Become a Member?
Membership Levels
Membership Benefits
Frequently Asked Questions
Join the WRCLA!
Member Support
Our Members
Executive Members
Retailers
Partners
Tertiary Manufacturers
Certified Cedar Distributors
Certified Cedar Distributors - USA
Certified Cedar Distributor - Canada
International Associates
About Us

About Real Cedar

The WRCLA
About Us
Our Mission
WRCLA Events
Contact Us
Gallery
Videos
Blog
Resources
For Architects
Member Login

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD CEU Training

 

Design and construction professionals earn AIA Continuing Education learning units by reading designated articles and sponsored sections in Architectural Record website, and answering test questions at the end of each course.

Please click on one of the links below to access the various CEU courses:

 

Western Red Cedar – Often Imitated, Never Duplicated

This course will explore the design versatility of Western Red Cedar, exterior and interior applications, and the value that Western Red Cedar brings to a project. We will also compare Western Red Cedar to alternative building materials and demonstrate how it is often imitated but never duplicated in numerous project applications.

Register for the the course here.

The Renewable, Sustainable Choice

This course will examine the Western Red Cedar lumber industry, including the environmental benefits of Western Red Cedar versus alternative building products, Environmental Product Declarations available for the material, and case studies where it was used in various commercial applications.

Register for the course here.

A Return To Natural: Designing With Western Red Cedar

This course will discuss how designers are incorporating more natural wood products into their designs and how Western Red Cedar contributes to this return to nature, the biophilia effect, sustainability, and health and wellness.

It will also examine exterior and interior uses for the product and new Western Red Cedar products have recently entered the market that will transform how the material is used in both residential and commercial buildings.

Register for the course here.

Shakertown Training

Fire Resistive Construction using Western Red Cedar Shingles

Summary:
Fire Resistive Construction Using Western Red Cedar Shingles
Earn 1.0 HSW Learning Unit

WRCLA Member Shakertown offers a one-hour course covering various test standards, application methods, and spec writing for beautiful Western Red Cedar shingles and shakes.

Curriculum Detail:
Course: Fire Resistive Construction Using Western Red Cedar Shingles
Provider: Shakertown (www.shakertown.com)
Program Number: Shak01
Length: 1 hour
Credit: 1LU
HSW Credit: Yes
Learing Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of Cedar’s versatility and architectural significance through the course history and product review.
  2. Identify four fire-resistive test standards applied to cedar roofing and siding product for current code requirements.
  3. Design roofing and siding systems of Western Red Cedar Shingles and Shakes that conform to code requirements for fire resistance.
  4. Write specifications for fire resistance assemblies to assure accurate product detail and subsequent code compliance.

For more information contact Mark Rutledge:

mark@shakertown.com

Find a retailer
Gallery
Video Gallery