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Webinar participants will earn 1.5 PDHs. 

Steel Joist Institute to Host Joists 101 Webinar on September 19

September 12, 2018

FLORENCE, S.C. – Today, the Steel Joist Institute (SJI) announced its upcoming webinar “Joists 101: Steel Joists and Joist Girders” to be  held on Wednesday, September 19 from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

This webinar will cover many topics on the design and specification of steel joists and Joist Girders. We will discuss many of the required elements which must be considered for the effective use of the product, including special design considerations which allows for greater flexiblity. The session will also detail the responsibility of the design professional when specifying steel joists and Joist Girders. This understanding will provide designers, specifiers, and engineers more options and capabilities required for efficient and economical designs. There will be something for everyone in this webinar.

During this course, presenters will review:

  • An introduction to open web steel joists and Joist Girders
  • Applications for steel joists and Joist Girders
  • Current SJI specifications and their use in designing structures for supporting steel joists and Joist Girders
  • How to specify a steel joist and Joist Girders for flexibility and economy.

Individual and site registration is now available online at Individual registration cost is $75. Each person who registers will receive his or her own link to the webinar, earn 1.5 PDHs and receive a certificate of completion from SJI. Site registration is also available for $300, allowing multiple attendees from the same company to utilize one link to the webinar.

About the Steel Joist Institute

Besides setting standards for the steel joist industry, the Steel Joist Institute works closely with major building code bodies throughout the country helping to develop code regulations regarding steel joists and Joist Girders. The Institute also invests thousands of dollars in research related to steel joists and Joist Girders, and offers a complete library of publications and other training, research and design aids. The Steel Joist Institute is a not-for-profit organization. For more information, visit or join the Steel Joist Institute LinkedIn group.


Melissa Breer
HLK Agency
Tel: 314.571.6299

J. Kenneth Charles III
Managing Director
Steel Joist Institute
Tel: 843.407.4091