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  1. CA WINDSPEED: IS EVERYWHERE CREATED EQUAL?
    16 Nov, 2015
    CA WINDSPEED: IS EVERYWHERE CREATED EQUAL?
    Is everywhere in California subject to 110 mph wind speed? Why was there an increase from 85 mph?
  2. More Rebar is Coming!
    01 Dec, 2015
    More Rebar is Coming!
    More Rebar is coming - More Rebar is coming! (Paul Revere joke.) Alright, technically not, so don't panic, but depending on your current engineer of choice, you might be seeing additional reinforcement in your footings come implementation of the 2016 California Building Code. Here's the deal: The American Concrete Institute publishes a document (among many) called ACI 318: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. Currently, the 2013 California Building Code (CBC) references ACI

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