BCD303 – Design for Code Acceptance No. 6 - Prescriptive Residential Deck Construction Guide

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DCA6 has been updated to include guidance on provisions for the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) pertaining to single level residential wood deck construction. Provisions contained in this document that are not included in the IRC are considered good practice recommendations. This webinar will provide an overview of DCA 6 along with its Commentary and Appendices and include several examples showing application of the deck guide.

Level: Beginner
Primary Audience: Code Officials, Other

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify changes to DCA6-2012.
  2. Identify minimum prescriptive wood deck requirements.
  3. Describe deck construction including wood members and fasteners.
  4. Discuss provisions in DCA6 commentary and provide other resources.

Equivalencies: 2.0 Hours of Instruction = 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 2 Professional Development Hours (PDH) = 2 Learning Units (LU)


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