The Masonry Society (TMS) 402/602-16, Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures, has been updated with language referencing two American Concrete Institute (ACI) certification programs.
To be approved for use in building construction, products need to be tested and evaluated to the requirements of building codes by appropriate third-party entities. In the rapidly evolving market for building materials, a manufacturer’s ability to demonstrate its products are code-compliant is critical to gaining approval for use in the thousands of jurisdictions across the nation. This code evaluation process can be time-consuming, and can impact timelines for introduction of products into the market.
This spring, design and construction professionals can expand their horizons at CxEnergy—a building commissioning and energy management conference running April 24 to 27 at Florida’s Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.
When specifying, designing, or building with ballistic-resistant products and/or assemblies, it is important to use safe, high-quality products that have not only been tested to accepted industry standards, but also certified.