An Affiliated Chapter of IIBEC      IIBEC ( formerly RCI, Inc.) is an international association of building enclosure consultants. Members specialize in design, investigation, repair, and management of roofing, exterior wall, and waterproofing systems.

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College Station IIBEC Branch November Lunch and Learn!

  • Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 3100 TX-47, Bryan, Texas 77807


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How to Design Compliant Anchorage Systems for Window Cleaning and Facade Access!

In this course, attendees will learn about equipment to specify on rooftops for use by facade access professionals and window washers. We will discuss code requirements for rope decent systems and roof-launched powered platforms, learn a complain anchorage array for use by rope access workers, and discuss structural connections for various retrofit applications. By the end of the course, participants will have introductory understanding required to specify or design a complaint window cleaning anchorage system.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the code requirements for use of rope decent and various platforms systems.

  2. Understand the basics of anchor layout to meet swing stage requirements.

  3. Understand the 5 most common connections used for various roof structures and in new construction.

  4. Understand proper and improper use of counterweighted outrigger systems by window cleaners and other facade access workers.

Speaker:  David Ensminger

Speaker Bio: David Ensminger is the Fall Protection Specialist for North Texas for Diversified Fall Protection. He is an AIA continuing Education provider, is a 3M-Certified Fall Protection Equipment Inspector and is OSHA 10 Certified. Diversified's live courses and webinars for architects and engineers focus on the practical application of safety standards to the building environment. David is an avid kayak bass fisherman.

Meeting Location: Texas A&M RELLIS Campus

Meeting Address: 3100 TX-47, Bryan, Texas 77807

Registration start time: 11:30 am

Presentation begins: 12:00 pm

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