Precast Concrete Storm Shelters-Design Considerations

Precast Concrete Storm Shelters-Design Considerations
This webinar will focus on the process and consideration given to developing an effective precast concrete design for a Storm Shelter. Topics will include code considerations, loading, framing, and aesthetics. It will also share a Precast Concrete Producer’s perspective on the “do’s and don’ts” of reaching an economical and effective approach for this project type, while sharing examples of common and unique Storm Shelter projects.

Thursday, May 13, 2021, noon CST

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AIA 1.0 HSW LU or 1.0 PDH (only available to day-of attendees)

Learning Objectives:
1. Introduce the unique code considerations and loading expectations of an ICC500 Storm Shelters
2. Identify the typical components of a Precast Concrete Storm Shelter and special framing considerations.
3. Discuss the benefit of combining aesthetic and structure, from cost and sustainable perspectives.
4. Discuss “lessons learned” and “Common Questions” typical to Precast Concrete Storm Shelter Design

Speakers: Dave Robertson
Vice President – Sales for Prestressed Casting Co. in Springfield, Missouri
Dave began his career with Prestressed Casting Co. and has continued to work for Prestressed Casting Co. for 32 years.  He has served both on the design side of the company as a Project Coordinator and Drafting Manager and on the project development side as a Technical Advisor, Estimator, and currently serves as Sales Manager.  Dave has extensive experience in the application of FEMA 361 and ICC500 requirements to commercial precast structures and has been involved in the development of over 150 FEMA projects during his career.  

5/13/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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