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Responses for the February 2009 ICC-ES Evaluation Committee Meeting (through Jan. 22, 2009)

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

  1. AC10 – Quality Documentation. Revisions are proposed to add requirements for manufacturer’s testing facilities. This item was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in May 2008. Click here for responses.
  1. AC405 – Wood Structural Panels with Factory-applied Fire-retardant Coatings. This is a new criteria previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in May and October 2008. Click here for responses.
  1. AC193 – Mechanical Anchors in Concrete Elements. Revisions are proposed to clarify requirements for special inspection in Sections 5.4 and 6.6 of the criteria. Click here for responses.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

  1. AC408 – Structural Concrete with Lightweight Synthetic Particles. A new criteria is proposed for lightweight synthetic particles that are added to concrete as a partial replacement of conventional fine or coarse aggregate. Click here for responses.
  1. AC361 – Stay-in-place, Cement-based, Foam-plastic Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) for Constructing Post-and-beam Structural Concrete Walls. This new criteria was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in October 2007 and under the December 2008 alternative criteria process agenda. Click here for responses.
  1. AC130 – Prefabricated Wood Shear Panels. Revisions are proposed to add a new Section 7.2 to be consistent with a similar requirement in AC322 (Prefabricated, Cold-formed, Steel Lateral-force-resisting Vertical Assemblies.) Click here for responses.
  1. AC318 – Structural Cementitious Floor Sheathing Panels. Revisions are proposed to extend recognition to use in roof sheathing applications. Click here for responses.
  1. AC233 – Alternate Dowel-type Threaded Fasteners. Revisions are proposed to set limits on the amount of testing required. Click here for responses.
  1. AC269 – Racking Shear Evaluation of Proprietary Sheathing Materials Used as Braced Wall Panels. Revisions are proposed to clarify the intent of Section 6.2.3 that the racking shear requirements are for proprietary sheathing materials covered in other ICC-ES acceptance criteria and to revise the maximum height to be consistent with ASCE 7. Click here for responses.