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Date(s) - October 25, 2021 - October 27, 2021

Location
Crowne Plaza at the Crossings, Warwick, RI

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Meeting information will be updated closer to the event. Some information may change due to COVID-19 Guidelines.

October 25-27 Quarterly Meeting
Crown Plaza, Warwick, RI

Make a reservation with the hotel by calling 401-732-6000 or 800-227-6963, or click here and enter code “SPR” to receive the SPRI room rate of $139 per night. Please submit your room reservations as soon as possible.

Monday, October 25, 2021
2:00-4:00 p.m.
This 2-hour seminar provides a description of how wind affects buildings, including practical examples observed during investigations of roof system performance after exposure to high wind events. Prior to the in-person event, registered attendees will receive access to an introductory webinar providing the “basics.”

The  in-person seminar includes:

  • Introduction to code referenced versions of ASCE 7 and revisions for 2016;
  • Basic criteria determining uplift
  • Changes in the ASCE 7-16 versus previous versions
  • An update on modifications to FM Loss Prevention Guide 1-28 and 1-29
  • Design requirements for metal edging and gutters, which are the primary mode of roof system failure during high wind exposure;
  • An overview of current SPRI Standards
  • Discussion of IBC 2021 and Ballasted Systems
  • Demonstration of DORA® and RoofNav system

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

  • Technical Task Force Meetings
  • Technical Committee Meeting
  • Tuesday Evening Speaker Program: CRRC Update

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

  • Board of Directors Meeting (open to all SPRI Members)

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