The final schedule has been released for the 2023 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Annual Conference, to be held in Coronado, Calif., February 13-16, including several hands-on experiences for those participating on site.
One of the ways the design, engineering and construction teams met the City of Vancouver’s new stringent energy requirements was by using structural thermal breaks to prevent thermal bridging at balconies, eyebrows, parapets and planter walls.
Simpson Strong-Tie published the newest edition of its Strong-Rod Design Guide to help engineers, architects, and builders achieve continuous load paths in multistory and mid-rise light-frame wood buildings.
Extensive wall penetrations, bright and diverse colors and textures, precise alignment of metal panel joints with EIFS reveals, and accommodating California seismic requirements were a few of the challenges the exterior envelope posed.
The American Iron and Steel Institute announced that Harry W. (Hank) Martin has been recognized with the Excellence Award of the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council.
Industry leaders were recognized during the recent BSSC Meeting and Symposium to celebrate the 2020 National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Recommended Seismic Provisions (FEMA P-2082)-10th edition.