Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Wind Load Design
Brief history of ASCE 7 wind design
Effects of terrain on buildings
Main wind force resisting system
Directional and envelope procedures
Low rise buildings
Minimum wind loading
Wind pressure design
Components and cladding
Snow and Ice Load Design
Snow loading and building code
Ground snow load
Flat and sloped roof snow load
Unbalanced, drift, and sliding snow
Rain on snow surcharge
Existing roof requirements
Ice on building appurtenances
Who Should Attend
6.5 HSW CE Hours*
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
International Code Council
.65 CEUs - Building
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in most states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in New Hampshire.
*Attention New Hampshire architects: Your licensing board relies on each licensee to determine and claim appropriate credit hours regarding SD and HSW classification.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey and District of Columbia architects. Partial attendance cannot be reported to the AIA.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing board.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Robin M. Closs, S.E., P.E.
Robin M. Closs, S.E., P.E. has 15 years of experience as a structural engineer in designing and analyzing anything from pipes to multistory buildings in fields such as commercial, power, government, institutional, nuclear, industrial, and residential. She traveled to Long Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as part of a Code Enforcement Disaster Assistance Response Team. Her engineering knowledge in timber, concrete, steel, masonry, aluminum, and light-gauge metal has helped her design new buildings, complete renovations and additions, demolish existing structures, produce mechanical platforms, and design appropriate repairs to roofs, walls, floors, and spillways. Ms. Closs is a past president of The Engineering Society of Buffalo and currently edits their monthly newsletter. She is currently employed as a substitute teacher and regularly spends time teaching engineering at local events where she enjoys assisting young minds to see the benefits of engineering. She has also acted as the principal coordinator for 80 person volunteer teams, judged inventions, and mentored winners of engineering city competitions. Ms. Closs graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a BS degree in Architectural Engineering with a Structural Specialty. She is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states, a licensed structural engineer in Illinois, and certified as a NCEES model law structural engineer. Her goal is to meet client and student needs in a positive, fun, and timely fashion.