Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are hosting a continuing education webinar on the latest technical changes and additions to AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition (also referred to as the North American Specification, or Specification). The webinar will be held on December 13, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST and will award 1.5 Continuing Education Credits/Learning Units.

The webinar will be conducted by Richard Haws, P.E., of Nucor Buildings Group and Vincent Sagan, P.E., of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association, both of whom serve on AISI’s Committee on Specifications. It is designed for architects, engineers, building code officials, and others interested in learning more about the updated North American Specification, which will be referenced in the next editions of the International Building Code and the National Building Code of Canada.

Registration and additional information is available at www.cfsei.org.

AISI S100-16 harmonizes cold-formed steel design technology across the United States, Canada and Mexico, allowing for faster introduction of new technologies as well as opening up the market for a variety of derivative products such as design aids and educational materials. More information on the changes made to AISI S100-16 is available at http://www.smdisteel.org/Global/document-types/news/2016/construction—new-edition-of-na-spec-is-published.aspx?siteLocation=d85831cd-1032-4b01-9c25-bc65183aaad1.