Learning Objectives

Learning Objective 1:
Describe the IBC and IRC code requirements for railing

Learning Objective 2:
Describe how Railing Systems are tested to ensure their compliance of the IBC and IRC codes

Learning Objective 3:
Design Considerations of Materials and Spans

Learning Objective 4:
Improve Exterior Aesthetics using longer railing spans



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Hand Rail Code Requirements & Design Considerations


This course will provide the Architect with the details of railing systems code requirements and testing to ensure they meet IRC and IBC Building Codes. Integrating design elements based on materials and span limits into the structure architecture.

Credits: 1 AIA HSW, 1 ADA, 1 AANB, 1 NSAA, 1 ALBNL

Length: 1h

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