Steel Building Snow Loads – Part 2: Design and Removal Considerations

Snow and ice are typical during winter in many areas of the country. While common, it's unwise to overlook the devastating effects they can have on building structures. In Part One of this blog series, we reviewed steel building snow[…]

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Steel Building Snow Loads – Part 1: Understanding Load Limits

Winter is upon us and many have already seen snowfall this season. This weather doesn’t just impact road conditions and thermostat temperatures. Buildings and their roofs are also affected by snow and ice accumulation. For those living in snow-prone areas,[…]

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Building for Extreme Weather Part 1: Engineering and Construction

The damage extreme weather events can do is well documented. From torrential downpours to the high, gusting winds of tropical storms and hurricanes, extreme weather poses a significant threat to building structures—regardless of the material they’re built with. While the[…]

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