Supporting Safe, Comfortable and Efficient Design.
19
JUL
2018

Wind codes around the world

Local governments usually have ultimate authority over local building codes. Nonetheless, with the exception of a few areas with very unique wind environments (New York City’s urban canyons and Miami’s hurricane-prone beach fronts, for example), most local building codes are...
27
APR
2014

What is wind speed?

It’s a simple question, right? In a thunderstorm, television weather reporters might speak about sustained winds of 50 kilometers per hour (31 mph) with gusts as high as 100 (62 mph). And to coastal residents, the difference in wind speed between a tropical storm and a Category...