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Webinars provide an inexpensive way to stay up-to-date on new materials, products, concepts, and more. PCI's webinars offer a free, convenient way for architects and engineers to obtain continuing education credit from the comfort of their own computers. Our webinars are one-hour long and are designed to fit into your day during your lunch hour. You can listen in and learn on your own, or put us on speaker to train an entire conference room full of your colleagues. The choice is yours.

PCI webinars are presented live each month by industry experts on a variety of topics from design and construction to sustainability and more. Each webinar is presented twice during the webinar week, at noon Pacific (3:00 p.m. Eastern) and noon Eastern. This allows most U.S. time zones to view the presentations during lunch hours.

Precast Helps Meet Today’s Code Requirements

October 27 and 29, 2015
Presenter: Jason Lien, PE, FPCI
Level: 2 - intermediate

Building and energy codes have changed a lot over the past decade. These new codes can be challenging to meet, while still maintaining budgets, schedules, and other program requirements. This presentation will walk you through some of the key code changes affecting buildings in the IBC, ASHRAE and ACI codes, and will identify how precast concrete can be used to meet these challenges efficiently and will discuss Performance Based Design. Examples will be used to highlight scenarios.

Attendees will be able to:
• Describe how seismic research is changing diaphragm design in high seismic regions
• Explain how to use insulated precast concrete panels to meet the enclosure requirements for energy, fire and strength
• Explain how the Precast/Prestressed Industry is approaching the request for Environmental Product Declarations
• Discus how the Precast/Prestressed Industry is approaching the use of Building Information Modeling

To register for the webinar on October 27 at noon Pacific click here.

To register for the webinar on October 29 at noon Eastern click here.

Presenters: If you are interested in presenting a webinar, contact Brian Miller.

Level: PCI provides webinars at the introductory and intermediate levels