Monthly Archives: October 2018

TMS Webinar Series Continues on November 8th

October 31, 2018

The Masonry Society's 2nd Thursday of the Month Webinar Series started off with an excellent presentation on specifying mortar and grout and will continue on November 8th with a presentation of the Design of Movement and Control Joints for Masonry. Click here to find out more about this, and other planned webinars, and to register.…
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Webinar on Case for Building Stronger, Smarter Infrastructure

October 30, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews October 30, 2018 The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Institute of Building Sciences will host a joint webinar, The Business Case for Building Stronger, Smarter Infrastructure, on Tuesday, October 30, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm ET. The webinar will feature the release of the latest Interim Report of the Institute's "Mitigation Saves" multi-year…
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Michael Reveals Need for Tougher Fla. Panhandle Building Code

October 30, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews October 30, 2018 Florida's building codes were improved after Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida in 1992, but the rules are not as strict on the Florida Panhandle, which is now reeling from Hurricane Michael. When the area's new regulations were implemented in 2002, the American Society of Civil Engineers' warned that the…
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Tornado Sheltering in Schools and Other Essential Facilities

October 30, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews October 30, 2018 Increases in population, urbanization and changes in climate have placed increasing numbers of the US population in areas that are subjected to higher and more damaging winds. This increase in risk has prompted a response by the building codes. In fact, the 2015 edition of the International Building Code…
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