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Responses for the October 2009 ICC-ES Evaluation Committee Meeting (through September 29, 2009)

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

  1. 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 for responses.
  1. AC416—Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Fiber-reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Systems used to strengthen Light-frame Shearwalls. A new criteria is proposed for FRP composite systems applied over light-frame shearwalls with sheathing for in-plane shear strength and stiffness. Click here for responses.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

  1. 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 for responses.
  1. AC417—Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Enhanced Sag-resistant Gypsum Ceiling Board. A new criteria is proposed to evaluate ½-inch-thick gypsum ceiling board installed parallel to framing spaced at 24 inches on center. Click here for responses.
  1. 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 for responses.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

  1. 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 for responses.