PHRC Webinars

It's More than "Just a Deck"

10/13/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Instructor: Christopher Hine (Housing & Land Development Specialist, PHRC)

Handouts

Link to Webinar: https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/4515962230375/WN_mteMzm4MQqWZonEDzwd-YQ

Description

In this Residential Deck webinar, we will look at past deck failures and briefly review the potential root cause of that failure.We will then look through the provisions in chapter 5 of the 2015 IRC, along with some additional guidelines to see how current codes and guidelines have evolved in response to previous failures.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review past residential deck failures and how the failures led to occupant injury or death.
  2. Review provisions in chapter 5 of the 2015 IRC that relates to the design and construction of a code compliant residential deck.
  3. Understand that there are additional guidelines available to assist in the design and construction of a residential deck.
  4. Review residential deck guard rail testing results and review additional guidelines that can help in the design and construction of safer system for the occupant.

Cost

Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credit in live webinar

Credit Hours

Live Webinar: 1.0 L&I Contact Hour, 1.0 PDH, 1.0 AIA LU|HSW, 1.0 ICC Contact Hour (0.1 CEU), 1.0 NARI hour/CEU

Tags: Residential Structures and Building Code Requirements

 
 

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The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304

E-mail: phrc@psu.edu