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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 […]

Wind load calculations are easy

Get all your wind load pressures fast! Windloadcalc.com is the most user friendly program available in the world. This can be said because we have been providing programs for government companies, permitting departments, window manufactures, door manufactures, shutter manufactures, contractors, architects, engineers, and many others world wide; for nearly a decade. All wind load calculator […]

Code Change 5: Hearings finalized the requirements of the ICC Group A codes, which include the 2015 International Building Code.

Reference: http://glassmagazine.com/article/commercial/codes-standards-key-changes-2015-international-building-code-1210485 Hearings were finalized in the “Final Action Hearings” in regards to the ICC Group A proposals.  This event occurred at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR.  What took place were discussion and confirmation of the requirements of the ICC Group A codes. What is good about this is that it clarified what […]

Code Change 4: Hearings finalized the requirements of the ICC Group A codes, which include the 2015 International Building Code.

Reference: http://glassmagazine.com/article/commercial/codes-standards-key-changes-2015-international-building-code-1210485 Hearings were finalized in the “Final Action Hearings” in regards to the ICC Group A proposals.  This event occurred at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR.  What took place were discussion and confirmation of the requirements of the ICC Group A codes. What is good about this is that it clarified what […]

Code Change 3: Hearings finalized the requirements of the ICC Group A codes, which include the 2015 International Building Code.

Reference: http://glassmagazine.com/article/commercial/codes-standards-key-changes-2015-international-building-code-1210485 Hearings were finalized in the “Final Action Hearings” in regards to the ICC Group A proposals.  This event occurred at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR.  What took place were discussion and confirmation of the requirements of the ICC Group A codes. What is good about this is that it clarified what […]