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Re: Collateral - Dead or Live?

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I consider it to be a dead load.  All of the Metal Building Manufacturers that I have dealt with do the same.

Adam Vakiener, P.E.
Structural Engineer
Southern A & E, LLC

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 6:48 AM, Jim Getaz <jgetaz(--nospam--at)> wrote:
                Poll: If you use the term collateral load or if it is used on some of your projects, do you consider it a dead load or a live load?
        Thank you,
        Jim Getaz