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Education, Cradle to Cradle

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Metal roofs and claddings

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published new technical bulletins and white papers on its website regarding building with metal walls and roofs. The new website additions include the technical bulletin, “Roof Covering Repair Requirements and the International Code.” This offers information on types of repair materials and how to use them within the building code. “Proper Tools for Fastening Metal Panels” is guide to fastening of metal panels to both wood and metal frame …

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Pressure-treated Southern Pine 101

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has published the 2014 edition of Pressure-treated Southern Pine. The resource provides information regarding the correct specification and use of pressure-treated Southern Pine material. Included in the document is an introduction to wood preservatives, sections on fasteners and connectors, as well as design values and proper storage. Also included in this edition are American Wood Protection Association’s (AWPA’s) standard preservatives, and International Code Council Evaluation Services (ICC-ES) evaluated preservatives. …

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Duct construction app

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has released an app for the third edition of its manual, HVAC Duct Construction Standard—Metal and Flexible. The app provides a simplified process for finding construction options for rectangular ducts with dimensions up to 3048 mm (120 in.) for applications discussed in the manual. It provides options for internal and external reinforcements. Internal options are limited to electrical metallic tubing (EMT) conduit tie rods, and …

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Natural stone education online

A new online continuing education unit (CEU) course, “Organizations, Resources, and Standards Relevant to Natural Stone,” has been launched by the Marble Institute of America (MIA). The course will provide participants with information regarding the history of industry organizations and why each is relevant to design professionals. Learning objectives include creating an understanding of what resources need to be cited for specific needs and providing information to identify specific publications for stone industry requirements. The …

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Duct specifications app developed

In addition to the HVAC Duct Construction Standard—Metal and Flexible manual, Sheet Metal and Air-conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has developed an app for designing ducts. It includes information regarding options for rectangular ducts with dimensions up to 3048 mm (120 in.) for applications from negative to positive 254-mm (10-in.) water gage as described in the print manual. The most common installation options are included as part of the app, but it is intented to …

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