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Responses for the February 2013 Evaluation Committee Hearings (through February 4, 2013)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

  1. AC368 Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Suspended Ceiling Framing Systems. Revisions are proposed to identify and clarify the requirements used in the seismic evaluation of suspended ceiling systems using a comparative testing approach, provide discussion on how the comparative testing approach is currently being used by report holders, and identify the types of recognition that can be permitted using comparative testing. Click here.

Wednesday February 13, 2013

  1. AC450 Proposed New Acceptance Criteria for Intumescent Fire-resistant Coatings Field-applied to Prefabricated Wood I-joists. A new criteria is proposed to establish performance testing for evaluating intumescent fire-resistant coatings that are field-applied to prefabricated wood I-joists for compliance with Exception 4 to Section R501.3 of the 2012 IRC. Click here.

Thursday February 14, 2013

  1. AC446 Proposed New Acceptance Criteria for Cast-in Specialty Inserts in Concrete. A new criteria is proposed to establish requirements for the recognition of cast-in specialty inserts in concrete that are subject to tension and shear loads. Click here.