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Yes! Different "R" values could be used.

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From: FSRahbar(--nospam--at)
Reply-To: seaint(--nospam--at)
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: "R" Value
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 17:56:41 EST

The big "R". Where a building has bearing wall system in both direction, can different "R" values be used for different directions. For example R=4.5 for
N-S direction and R=5.5 for E-W direction. The building is rectangular in

Thank you,

F S Rahbar

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