Structural Loading Resources

Site Specific Loading Factors for Wind, Snow and Seismic:

Connecticut State Building Code Appendix N (Page 65) provides the structural design parameters for every town in Connecticut

Applied Technology Council (ATC) – Hazards By Location

The Connecticut State Building Code references multiple publications for loading and materials specifications. Please find below the major resources you will need use for structural design.

International Code Council (ICC) – IBC 2018 Edition, IBC 2015 EditionIEBC (Existing Buildings)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures – Current Edition, Past Editions

American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)General Information, 15th Edition, 14th Edition, Design Guides, Historic Editions, Member Availability

American Concrete Institute (ACI)General Information, ACI 318-14, ACI 318-11, ACI 530 (Masonry Design)

American Wood Council (AWC)National Design Standards (NDS) for Wood Construction and Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) and more

APA – The Engineered Wood AssociationGeneral information, Resource Library, Design and Construction

A Coalition of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut