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2015 IBC requires ICC-500 storm shelters for K-12 projects, first-response centers

By Scott Anderson, SE, PE, LEED AP

The 2015 edition of the International Building Code has a new requirement in Section 423.4 on storm shelters. All Group E occupancies must now provide a storm shelter designed to ICC-500 standards in areas where shelter design wind speeds are 250 MPH (see map below for regions where this occurs). 534 more words


SACHA Speaking at Current Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Meeting

Women in Science and Engineering at McMaster is hosting CREST - Current Research in Engineering, Science and Technology.

Erin Crickett from SACHA will be there talking about her time working in science and tech as well as leading a wider discussion about gender in the STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – fields. 92 more words


Women's History Month CWIT Spotlight: Claudette Dupont

March is Women’s History Month!

Two  years ago Women’s History Month’s national theme was “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” The theme honored generations of women who throughout American history have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder, and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to the STEM fields. 859 more words

Women's History Month

Kick-Start Your Week With a Quote!

Lt. Col Jacqueline Cochran (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) was a pioneer in the field of American aviation, considered to be one of the most gifted racing pilots of her generation. 65 more words


A Creation Station Contest! Engineering Projects for Staff Development

The Tallest Tower – Engineering Contest

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Many of you expressed interest in our recycled materials engineering contest that we did here with NCQTL staff. 175 more words


Trinity Applied

We’ve already seen something of how important the Doctrine of the Trinity is. It points us clearly to God’s character as the God who is love and it is essential to our understanding of salvation. 1.791 more words