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Responses for the October 2013 Committee Meeting (through October 6, 2013) - UPDATED

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  1. AC377 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Spray-applied Foam Plastic Insulation. Revisions are proposed to allow the use of spray-applied foam plastic insulation in unvented crawl spaces when passing the test requirements of Appendix X or Section D2.2.2 of Appendix D, in addition to the testing currently permitted in Section D2.2.1 of Appendix D. Click here.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

  1. AC232 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Anchor Channels in Concrete Elements. Revisions are proposed to delete the strength reduction factor in Equations D-32.e and D-32.f; add a new section in which modification of the anchor channels is permitted to force specific failure modes; make several text changes to clarify intent and correct errors; permit the use of a default value of 6.0 for the term αr under certain conditions; modify Sections 7.8.3 and 8.12; change the manner in which the test results of Table 4.1, Test No. 9 are evaluated; add new (optional) tests to enable recognition of anchor channels for loading in the direction parallel to the anchor channel axis as well as for recognition to resist seismic loads; and make changes to clarify testing requirements in Table 4.1. Click here.
  1. AC124 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Rim Board Products. Revisions are proposed to add a new section on factory-applied fire-retardant surface coatings. This subject was previously considered by the Evaluation Committee in June 2013. Click here.
  1. AC14 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Prefabricated Wood I-joists.  Revisions are proposed to change the center span deflection limit in Section A4.4.1.4 and to make changes to clarify the intent of Sections A4.4.1.4 and A4.4.2. This proposal is based on a proposal that was posted for public comment under the June 2013 alternative agenda process. Click here.