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Re: MBMA Code and Wind Loads

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I've compared the requirements of ASCE 7-95 to ASCE 7-93 for more than 10 buildings over the past year or so, and have yet to see a difference of more than 10%.

Lew Midlam, PE

John Cannon Jones wrote:

> We recently did a movie theatre in Miami.  Footing uplift was checked using both ASCE7-93 and 7-95.  There was almost a 100% difference in the uplift with 7-95 giving the higher result.