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The building department is asking for design wind speed – risk category – exposure – address on my master plan – TER What do I tell them?

In the case of Master Plans and Technical Evaluation Reports, product evaluations, master plans, and technical evaluation reports generally list the limiting pressure forces that the product (building component) can withstand  (such as these – click here). Items such as wind speed, risk category, wind exposure are connected to the site-specific condition the building component …

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How To Use Master Plans – TER’s – Calculator Reports Purchased From Engineering Express

READ BELOW BEFORE USING NON SITE-SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONSFROM ENGINEERING EXPRESS FOR YOUR PROJECT   General Information About Non Site-Specific Plans: Certified Performance Evaluations (also referred to as Master Plans, Generic, or Non Site-Specific Plans) you receive contain a physical or digitally certified engineer seal. They are intended to be used to assist in obtaining a …

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is the 6th Edition Florida Building Code still valid? That’s what it says on my plan.

If the controlling permit for your project is dated prior to Jan 1, 2021, then the  6th Edition Florida Building Code is still valid.  Otherwise, you will need to place an order for an updated version of the plan (please visit EngineeringExpress.com/store/ to start your search (We recommend beginning with the brand needed if known …

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How can I find the sealed wind load chart I’m told I need for permit?

Use This Link for our plan store to select the wall, garage door, or mechanical wind pressure chart you need.  Fill in the wind design parameters you need for your wind load chart order based on information provided by your plan reviewer, architectural plans, or your main design professional.

I have a different size generator than those listed on a concrete pad master plan. How can that be added?

This would require the project to be site specific. Please visit EngineeringExpress.com/ExpressPass to apply for access to request a quote for a site-specific project. Click ‘apply for access’, fill the form and in the description box, please give us an idea of the project you are looking for. After submitting a team leader will contact …

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I’m a contractor looking to purchase a fence / gate or similar plan. What do I do?

Engineering Express allows homeowners & contractors to purchase pre-engineered master plans from our Online Plan Store for a number of building component categories. These plans are sold as-is without refund. If changes to master plans or custom design work needs to be performed, contractor must be pre-approved to work with us through our ExpressPass application …

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