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I was in Charlotte in January to discuss the project with the city
building officials.  They told me NC planned to adopted the IBC on
1/1/02.

Rich

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 12:03:29 -0500 "Michael Zaitz" <mzaitz(--nospam--at)hgbd.com>
writes:
> Just a question regarding NC codes.  Is NC going to adopt the IBC in 
> any way
> shape or form?
> 
> "Effland, Greg" wrote:
> 
> > The ASCE7-93 and ASCE7-88 wind loads are the same.  The big 
> difference, as
> > you mentioned, is between 7-93 and 7-95 when the winds changed 
> from fastest
> > mile winds to 3 second gusts.
> >
> > You are also correct in that the current NC code (1996) refers to 
> ASCE7-93
> > for wind loads...
> >
> > Greg Effland, P.E.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: richard lewis [mailto:rlewistx(--nospam--at)juno.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2001 2:15 PM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: ASCE 7-93 Wind Design
> >
> > I am designing a building in North Carolina.  The current NC code
> > requires the wind loads be calculated using ASCE 7-93.  I have a 
> 7-88 and
> > a 7-95, but not a 7-93.  I know there was a drastic change between 
> 7-93
> > and 7-95 for wind loads.  Can somebody who has the 7-88 and 7-93 
> code let
> > me know if there is a major difference in calculating the wind 
> loads
> > between these codes?
> >
> > Thanks for your help.
> >
> > Rich Lewis
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