CSI Indy November Chapter Meeting: SMACNA IBC Wind Uplift Requirements

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Dates: 11/15/2012, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM EST
Location: Riverwalk Banquet Center, Broad Ripple
Type: Meeting

The recently-released 7th edition of the Architectural Sheet Metal Manual (ASMM) includes code (IBC Section 1504.5) compliant fabrication and installation specifications for wind tested coping and fascia designs in Appendix L.

The IBC states in section1504.5 Edge securement for low-slope roofs. Low-slope membrane roof system metal edge securement, except gutters, shall be designed and installed for wind loads in accordance with Chapter 16 and tested for resistance in accordance with ANSI/SPRI ES-1, except the basic wind speed shall be determined from Figure 1609.

The current and previous edition, of the ASMM also includes a report for the testing of ridge, eave and rake installations for custom standing seam metal roofs.  These included tests for static water penetration, dynamic water penetration, uniform structural load and deflection tests, and uplift tests per UL 90.

The SMACNA presentation will focus on how to specify and inspect that installed systems meet the IBC wind uplift requirements.

Presenters Bios:
Christopher A. Fulton, LEED AP has 40 years in the construction industry, 30 years of that in Test and Balance. For the last 10 years, Chris has been involved in Building Commissioning Numerous certifications from multiple Associations.

Peyton Collie, LEED-AP owned/operated an HVAC contracting firm in NC for a decade, and designed first-of-a-kind systems including solar-assisted heat pumps linked to thermal storage.

Peyton managed the American Electric Power (AEP) marketing program to introduce electric thermal storage (ETS); was responsible for technical and marketing training for installing dealers and 300 plus AEP engineers; created the ETS warm room concept, a widely employed ETS application; and worked with several other utilities to start ETS marketing programs.

Peyton joined NRECA in 1985 and managed the marketing and energy services projects for the NRECA’s member-funded research program for over 12 years, directly managing 200+ projects; worked to refine, develop and introduce new products to the market such as the geothermal heat pump, electric thermal storage and residential water distillers; first to advocate the use of the Internet at NRECA; placed NRECA on the web ahead of all other utility trade associations; initiated and managed Internet-based projects; and is a founding member of the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association and the Manufactured Housing Alliance.

Peyton joined APOGEE in 1998 and provided customer support and marketing for APOGEE’s product line; started the eBusiness audit that aligns a utility’s web presence with its overall goals and objectives; presented/marketed—The Demand Exchange—that was originally developed by APOGEE in response to utility deregulation. Currently a SMACNA project manager; primary responsibilities are: representing SMACNA before other organizations: responding to technical inquiries, updating technical manuals and managing ANSI submittals. Manuals include Architectural Sheet Metal Manual, HVAC Systems Duct Design and IAQ in Occupied Buildings Under Construction. Original member of ASHRAE SPC 189 (the green standard) as a voting member.

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