Archive | September 2016

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Webinar Coming Up: Design of Shelf Angles for Masonry Veneers

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11 a.m.-noon Anchored masonry veneer wall systems are commonly used throughout North America in residential, commercial and institutional construction. These exterior masonry veneers are non-load-bearing and are usually assumed to be little more than an exterior finish of building envelope. Using prescriptive design methods, masonry veneer can be supported vertically by foundations […]

NEMA Guidance for Hurricane Hermine

Torrential rains and widespread flooding are expected throughout Virginia as a result of Hurricane Hermine.  The storm is expected to continue moving northeasterly throughout the day with impacts from the storm continuing through next Wednesday.  Power outages and downed power lines should be expected. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has the information and resources […]