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Not necessarily money...  POWER!!!

Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561

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> From: Haan, Scott M. <HaanSM(--nospam--at)ci.anchorage.ak.us>
> Subject: RE: FWD: In Re: "The ICC and NFPA's Tug Of War"
> Date: Thursday, April 19, 2001 12:18 PM
> 
> Not ego. Money.
> 
> Scott M Haan P.E.
> Plan Review Engineer
> Building Safety Division
> Development Services Department
> Municipality of Anchorage
> phone:907-343-8183  fax:907-249-7399

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Padmanabhan Rajendran
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 8:41 AM
> Subject: Re: FWD: In Re: "The ICC and NFPA's Tug Of War"
> 
> Bill,
> 
> I don't own a company, but as a practising engineer, I
> do share your concerns.  I wished we had one code or
> standard for each subject that will be used
> nationally. Codes and standards aside, we have
> "clients" standards too to add to the confusion. Does
> it all arise out of ego?
> 
> Rajendran 


> --- Bill Polhemus wrote:

<snip>


> > Add to that the necessity of keeping up-to-date
> > versions of the applicablle
> > ACI, AISC, AISI, AF&PA, TMS and other design
> > standards, and it is quite easy
> > for me to spend thousands of dollars just in keeping
> > "state of the art" with
> > my design reference works each year.
> > 
<snip>

> > As a sidebar, with the promise of NFPA's offering, I
> > may well see the time
> > when I have to juggle FIVE building codes (as some
> > of the smaller
> > jurisdictions won't bother to adopt the later codes)
> > just to make sure I
> > have the standard needed for a particular project!
> > What a mass of confusion!
> > Sincerely,
> > 
> > William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
> > Polhemus Engineering Company
> > Katy, Texas


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