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Memos for the October 2009 ICC-ES Evaluation Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

  1. AC47 - Structural Wood-based Products. Revisions are proposed to address the 2009 International Codes and to include provisions for heat durability of adhesives. Click here.
  2. AC316 - Shrinkage Compensating Devices. Revisions are proposed to allow for evaluation of tension-controlled shrinkage compensating coupling devices. Similar revisions have been considered before. Click here.
  3. AC269 - Racking Shear Evaluation of Proprietary Sheathing Materials Attached to Light-frame Wall Construction or Code-complying Sheathing Attached to Light-frame Walls with Proprietary Fasteners. Revisions are proposed to change the title, reorganize the criteria and clarify its intent. Click here.
  4. AC130 - Prefabricated Wood Shear Panels. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes and to clarify several sections in the criteria. Click here.
  5. AC322 - Prefabricated, Cold-Formed, Steel Lateral-force-resisting Vertical Assemblies. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes and to clarify several sections of the criteria. Click here.
  1. AC04 - Sandwich Panels. Revisions are proposed to Section 4.5.1 of the criteria to include provisions for use as components of a building's seismic-force-resisting system in Seismic Design Categories D, E and F. Click here.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

  1. AC38 - Self-adhering Water-resistive Barriers. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes and to add provisions for self-adhered water-resistive barriers. Click here.
  2. AC389 - Composite Siding Containing Inorganic Microspheres and Proprietary Resins, Used as an Exterior Wall Cladding. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes and to revise test requirements. Click here.
  3. AC212-A - Water-Resistive Coatings Used as Water-Resistive Barriers over Exterior Sheathing. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes. Click here.
  4. AC212-B - Water-Resistive Coatings Used as Water-Resistive Barriers over Exterior Sheathing. Revisions are proposed for use of the coatings as an air barrier and to eliminate the intervening layer required over wood based sheathing in exterior plaster (stucco) applications. This proposal was previously posted for consideration on the June 2009 alternative criteria process agenda. Click here.
  5. AC356 - Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Moisture Drainage Systems Used With Exterior Cement Plaster Walls or Adhered Masonry Veneer walls. A new criteria is proposed to clarify requirements for a drainage space in 2009 IBC Section 2510.6 and 2009 IRC Section R703.6.2. The new criteria is broadly based on EG356 but its wording has been significantly revised. Click here.
  6. AC235 - EIFS Clad Drainage Wall. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes. Click here.
  7. AC417 - Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Enhanced Sag-resistant Gypsum Ceiling Board. A new criteria is proposed to evaluate -inch-thick gypsum ceiling board installed parallel to framing spaced at 24 inches on center. Click here.
  8. AC219 - Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes. Click here.
  9. AC420 - Horizontally Sliding Accordion-folding Egress Fire-door Assemblies. A new criteria is proposed for horizontally sliding accordion-folding egress fire-door assemblies. Click here.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

  1. AC49 - Molded Plastic Footing Pads. Revisions are proposed to expand the scope of the criteria to include post frame Type V construction, any occupancy. Click here.
  2. AC365 - Building-integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Roof Panels. Revisions are proposed to expand the scope of the criteria to include BIPV plastic roof panels that are mechanically attached to a roof deck in conjunction with asphalt shingles, and BIPV roof modules that are adhered to single-ply membrane roof coverings and metal roof panels. Click here.
  3. AC152 - Adhesive Attachment of Concrete or Clay Roofing Tiles. Revisions are proposed to address requirements in the 2009 International Codes, and to delete requirements in Table 1 for water vapor transmission and for closed cell content tests. Click here.
  4. AC257 - Corrosion-resistant Fasteners and Evaluation of Corrosion Effects of Wood Treatment Chemicals. Revisions are proposed to address the 2009 International Codes. Also two options regarding the scope of the criteria are offered: one where both the fastener and the corrosion-resistant coating are addressed, and the other where only the corrosion-resistant coating is addressed. Click here.