International Building Code - A review of updates from 2000 to present

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December 14, 2017 |
Allen Hurtz

Allen Hurtz, P.E., Director of Engineering for Star Building Systems, reviews building code updates from the year 2000 to the current codes today and what builders can expect to see in 2018. With each three-year code cycle, he shares the effects on the metal building industry and provides resources for further information on wind speed, snow load and seismic considerations.

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Allen Hurtz | Metal Building Trends
Star Building Systems
Director of Engineering

Allen Hurtz, P.E., Director of Engineering, began his career at Star in January 1989 as a Design Engineer I.  He was promoted to Design Engineer II and then to Engineering Manager in 1997.  He accepted the position as Director of Engineering in 2012.  Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Platteville and is a registered Professional Engineer in multiple states.  Allen and his wife, Trish, have two daughters, Rachel and Hannah, and enjoy family time and attending the girls’ activities.

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