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Windloadcalc.com & ASCE 7-16 Wind Load Programs & Requirement Updates

Windloadcalc.com is the perfect solution for all your wind load pressure analysis needs, for building department permits (such as the ones in Florida where it is required by law) that strictly follow the ASCE guidelines. Windloadcalc.com has been making wind load analysis easy and simple since 2001. The software is user friendly and our expert […]

Mechanically fixed solar panel(s) wind load calculators for a flat-roof

You are an experienced architect or general contractor, and one of the final pieces of your latest project involves deciding what power system to use for heating water. Gas or electric are obvious choices, but what about solar? If you want to utilize solar to heat water, picking where and how to install the panels […]

Mechanically fixed solar panel(s) wind load calculators for a pitched roof

Mankind has been looking for an inexpensive, environmentally safe, and limitless power source for hundreds of years, and now it looks like solar is ready to assume that mantle. Each year, more business and residential customers adopt solar, with about 20,000 MW of new solar capacity expected to come online in the next two years. […]

Ballasted solar panel(s) wind load calculators for a flat roof

There are different kinds of solar panels with multiple installation methods, but they all have a common goal: Reduce utility bills, and lessen the reliance on fossil fuels – thereby protecting the environment at the same time. It seems like the ultimate two-for, but many residential and business customers balk at solar panel installation because […]

Arched Roofs (MWFRS) ASCE 7-10

Windloadcalc.com has a new program! Windloadcalc.com is the first company in the world to have program available online that quickly, easily, and accurately calculates the wind pressures (applying MWFRS) on Arched Roofs according to the ASCE 7-10 guidelines. We are very excited to (once again) be the first company in the world to provide a program […]