Building Enclosure Council
The AIA Dallas BEC provides a forum for the construction industry to address building enclosures—the exterior systems of buildings that play such a critical role in building performance and energy efficiency.
Presentations and Articles
This page holds presentations from those who have presented at past Dallas Building Encosure Council events and articles recommended by these presenters.
January 23, 2018: Wind-Resistant Roofs
- How Do I Load Thee? 2016 Edition of ASCE 7, by Thomas Smith, Professional Roofing, October 2017
- Assessing Wind Vulnerability, by Thomas Smith, Professional Roofing, August 2011
- Facing the Wind, Nailer Attachment, by Thomas Smith, Professional Roofing, March 2015
- Critical Facilities Located in Tornado-Prone Regions: Recommendations for Architects and Engineers, FEMA, August 2011