ISA proposes new wind design criteria for freestanding signs

01/3/2013

Culminating a 7-year research effort, ISA and the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) submitted a joint proposal on December 29, 2012, to revise the 2010 edition of the American Society of Civil Engineers /Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE/SEI) 7 standard. This standard specifies wind-load criteria for the designs of outdoor, commercial-type sign structures. These criteria are adopted and referenced in the International Building Code (IBC) which represents a key reference cited in local jurisdictions' building codes across the nation. If successful, the code change will reduce construction costs for...Read more.

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