Procedure for Determining Fire Ratings for Precast Structures

Posted on November 2, 2020

Posted by Dan Parker

Often times we get asked about the fire rating for a total precast structure that incorporates precast double tees.  In this blog I will walk you... Read more »

Hardened Construction vs ICC-500 in K-12 Gymnasium Applications

Posted on October 30, 2020

Posted by Curt Gear

This methodology, commonly referred to as ‘Hardened Construction’, allows the engineer to pick a wind speed that is lower than the 250 mph and use... Read more »

ICC-500 Storm Shelters

Posted on October 30, 2020

Posted by Ryan Garden

Generally speaking, code changes require slightly modifying engineering procedures, policies, or methodology. One recent code change has not... Read more »