June 23, 2021

ASCE SEEKS COMMENTS ON UPDATED PROFESSIONAL STANDARD:

ASCE/SEI 7-22 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria
for Buildings and Other Structures

Open June 17, 2021 – Aug. 2, 2021

RESTON, Va., June 17, 2021--ASCE will conduct a public comment period on the update to ASCE/SEI 7 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures. The public comment period will begin on June 17, 2021 and remain open through Aug. 2, 2021.

ASCE/SEI 7 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures is the most up-to-date and coordinated loading standard for general structural design. ASCE 7 describes the means for determining design loads including dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, snow, rain, atmospheric ice, earthquake, wind including tornado, and fire, as well as how to assess load combinations.

Accessing the ASCE Public Comment System will require using or creating an ASCE user account. Details are available at ASCE 7 & SEI STANDARDS For additional questions please contact ASCE’s Codes and Standards Senior Administrator James Neckel at [email protected] or at (703) 295-6176.