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Items for the June 2015 Evaluation Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

  1. AC232 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Anchor Channels in Concrete Elements. Revisions are proposed to update the criteria to the 2015 codes and address several technical and editorial issues with the current criteria, the most significant being to further refine the testing and evaluation requirements for the recognition of anchor channels to resist longitudinal shear loading for structures assigned to higher Seismic Design Categories (SDC C, D, E and F). Click here.

    Responses receivedClick here
    Rebuttal commentsClick here
    PresentationsClick here
    Staff MemoClick here
    Resolution - Approved - Click here

  2. AC308 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Post-installed Adhesive Anchors in Concrete Elements. Revisions are proposed to update the criteria to the 2015 codes and address technical and editorial issues associated with the description of the round robin tests and the determination of minimum characteristic bond stresses. Click here.

    Responses receivedClick here
    No rebuttal received
    No presentations received
    Staff MemoClick here
    Resolution - Approved - Click here

  3. AC13 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Joist Hangers and Similar Devices. Revisions are proposed to update the criteria to the 2015 codes, delete the provision addressing torsional capacity of devices supporting roof joists that have one end twisted with respect to the other, and add a provision to provide criteria for the evaluation of load transfer mechanisms and fasteners not recognized by the NDS. Requests for comments on this subject were previously sought through postings on the October 2014 and the February 2015 alternative criteria development process agendas. Click here.

    Responses receivedClick here
    No rebuttal received
    No presentations received
    Staff MemoClick here
    Resolution - Approved - Click here

  4. AC365 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Building-integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Roof Covering Systems. Revisions are proposed include provisions for the evaluation of BIPV roof modules that are self-adhered to new or existing asphalt shingle roof coverings. Click here.

    No responses received
    No rebuttal received
    PresentationsClick here
    No staff memo
    Resolution - Approved - Click here

  5. AC436 — Proposed Revisions to the Acceptance Criteria for Establishing Seismic Equivalency to Code-prescribed Light-frame Shear Walls Sheathed with Wood Structural Panels Rated for Shear Resistance or Steel Sheets. Revisions are proposed to update the criteria to the 2015 I-codes and its referenced standards (including AWC SDPWS-2015) and remove Section 1.2.2 to clarify and provide consistency with AC440. Click here.

    Responses receivedClick here
    No rebuttal received
    No presentations received
    Staff MemoClick here
    Resolution - On hold for further study - Click here