Atlanta Building News
June 4, 2013

Wood Decks: New code requirements are coming!

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There are many ways to construct a deck and many of them are not structurally sound!
This session will overview prescriptive designs for wood decks that will help avoid the pitfalls of structural inadequacy, premature failures, costly repairs, and frustrated home owners.  This includes the comprehensive 22-page Georgia amendment for next year.
Topics will include:
•    The International Residential Code – 2006 edition
•    The Georgia Amendments to the 2006 IRC
•    Wood Decks – Chapter 3 by the Forest Products Society (A Georgia Amendment)
•    Prescriptive Deck Details – 2012 IRC Georgia Amendment (Jan. 2014)
Daniel Jewitt will facilitate this session. Daniel has been an instructor for more than 15 years. He has specialized in training for the International Residential Code (IRC) and for test preparation for Georgia Contractor Licensing. Besides experience as a home inspector, Daniel has a BA in History & Political Science from Kent State University.

Cost: $75 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $100 other HBA member, $150 non-member
Cont. Ed: 3 CPHB, 3 GA Bldr License

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Interested in sponsoring this class? Contact Amanda Mathis at 678-775-1469 for details.


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