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Re: Wind loading in Miami

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The wind speed is 110 mph and the local code, South Florida Building Code
(SFBC) is the governing code.  However, SFBC will direct you to ASCE 7-95
with some exception

You may contact Miami -Dade Building Department to get a copy of the code.
Beware that SFBC has its own product approval process similar to ICBO...

good luck

"Juan C. Gray" <juangray(--nospam--at)> on 08/02/99 01:56:38 PM

Please respond to seaint(--nospam--at)

 To:      seaint(--nospam--at)                                   
 cc:      (bcc: Niaz A. Nazir/EQE)                            
 Subject: Wind loading in Miami                               

Is anyone familiar with the code that governs wind loadings for one and
two story dwellings in the Miami (Fla.) area?. I need to know which code
to use.

Thank you,

Juan C. Gray