Collateral Dead Loads for Hotels, Apartments, and Dormitories

When designing NiCore™ Planks by Nitterhouse Concrete Products, Inc. (NCP) for a multitude of structures such as hotels, apartments, and dormitories in Residential Group R-2 it is important not to overlook commonly encountered collateral dead loads.   Such loads are not included in the IBC-prescribed minimum live loads for these types of occupancy.   A typical 40 psf live load essentially includes […]