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Responses for the October 2010 ICC-ES Evaluation Committee Meeting (received at meeting)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

  1. AC424 — Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Wood-Based Exterior Composite Trim Treated with Zinc Borate (ZB) Preservative by a Non-pressure Process. A new criteria is proposed for exterior wood trim treated with ZB preservative by a non-pressure process. This subject was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in February and June 2010. Click here.

  2. AC47 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Structural Wood-based Products. Revisions are proposed to include provisions for thermally modified wood in the criteria. This subject was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in June 2010. Click here.

  3. AC428 — Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Modular Framing Systems Used to Support Photovoltaic (PV) Modules. A new criteria is proposed for modular framing systems used to support photovoltaic (PV) modules. Click here.
  1. AC129 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Steel Moment Frame Connection Systems. Revisions are proposed to address the 2009 International Codes, include reference to AWS D1.1 and D1.8 in Section 1.3, add statements indicating that steel and welding materials must comply with the requirement in the applicable referenced standards in the IBC, and incorporate specific, separate references to the 2006 and 2009 IBC concerning special inspection requirements. Click here.
  1. AC422 Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Semicontinuous Fiber-reinforced Grid Connectors Used in Combination with Rigid Insulation in Concrete Sandwich Panels. A new criteria is proposed for semi-continuous fiber-reinforced grid connectors that are combined with rigid insulation to transfer shear stresses in insulated concrete sandwich panels. This subject was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in February and June 2010. Click here.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

  1. AC232 Proposed Acceptance Criteria for Anchor Channels in Concrete Elements. A new criteria is proposed for anchor channels in concrete which will address application, design and installation by considering the performance of the anchorage, the steel channel, and the steel bolt or screw. This subject was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in June 2010. Click here.
  1. AC156 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Seismic Qualification by Shake Table Testing of Nonstructural Components and Systems. Revisions are proposed to revise the title and content of the criteria to refer to seismic certification instead of seismic qualification and add nonbuilding structures to the scope of the criteria, address the 2006 and 2009 International Codes, remove references to the Uniform Building Code, add a reference to ASCE 7-10, and reformat the entire criteria. Click here.
  1. AC43 Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Steel Deck Roof and Floor Systems. Revisions are proposed to address the 2009 International Codes, include reference to new AISI test standards, and to revise portions of Section 4.1 to eliminate the waiver for testing for interior reactions and testing of thicker panels. This subject was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in February and June 2010. Click here.

  2. AC118 Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Tapping Screw Fasteners. Revisions are proposed to revise Section 3.1 of the criteria to make the make the language dealing with the pass/fail criteria for corrosion testing consistent with Section 6.2 of ASTM F 1941 and to revise Section 4.3.2 of the criteria to allow the relationship between sheet tensile strength and connection strength to be established based on testing. Click here.