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Yes you can  reduced LL2= 50psf  according to IBC2006
and take no  reduction  for LL1= 150PSF
 
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----- Original Message -----
From: Wontae Kim
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 6:32 PM
Subject: Live Load Reduction

For beam design, I have LL1=150psf (storage) and LL2=50psf (MEP).
Can I use LL reduction according to IBC2006?
 
Combined LL is 200psf, which is greater than 100psf.
So, I can not use LL reduction.
But, can I apply LL reduction only to LL2=50psf?
And then, reduced LL2+150psf can be used for LL.
 
I am looking forward to your response.
 
Thanks!
 
wontae

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