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Wind Certification of Mechanical Equipment: What you need to know to be wind compliant

Join us to learn why seismic resistance is an integral part of building design and how shake table testing has changed the standard

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Since Miami-Dade County chose to require wind calculations of mechanical equipment in 2019, many manufactures are looking for means to comply.  This webinar discusses the various means of wind compliance with Florida and other state building codes, how to achieve wind certification, when testing is required, and what documentation to submit to projects to ensure rapid approval.

Presenter:
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Andy Coughlin, PE, SE
Director of TRU Compliance

Andy Coughlin, PE, SE is the director of TRU Compliance a product certification agency employing engineers who specialize in seismic, wind, and physical security testing and certification.  TRU Compliance is accredited for product certification by the International Accreditation Service and conforms their practice to the requirements of ISO standards.  Andy is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida and a licensed Structural Engineer in the State of California.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Penn State University.  Andy and his TRU Compliance team are based in Bend, Oregon and provide services to manufacturers and construction projects globally.

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