This new ASTM publication, combined with ASTM Standard Practice for Periodic Inspection of Building Facades for Unsafe Conditions (E 2270), provide a rational guide for building owners and governing authorities to help ensure the safety of our aging building infrastructure. Written by experts who bring their first hand knowledge and experience to this work, these 24 peer-reviewed papers cover a wide diversity of architecture within North America.
Papers are grouped into the following headings:
Purpose and Background to Facade Ordinances
Addressing Historic Buildings
Investigation and Data Collection Techniques
Material and Repair Techniques
STP 1444 is a valuable resource for architects, engineers, contractors, and public and private facility owners.
Reporting Unsafe Conditions at Public Schools and Private Structures
Bekelja G., Erdly J.
Evolution of the Development of the Chicago Facade Inspection Ordinance
Chin I., Gerberding H.
Terra Cotta Facades
Haukohl R., Hoigard K., Mulholland G.
Emergency Repairs for Historic Facades
Pulley D., Robison E.
Facade Maintenance: Owner's Techniques for Data Management
Chadwick J., McJunkin J.
Direct Digital Input of Façade Survey Data Using Handheld Computing Devices
Banta J., Corbin C., Diebolt K.
Integrating Advance Evaluation Techniques with Terra Cotta Examinations
Davis A., Gentry T.
Stone Facade Inspection Of 1776 F Street
Hueston F., Taylor T.
Glass Facade Assessment
Concrete Facades: Investigation and Repair Project Approaches
Gaudette P., Taylor G.
Facade Ordinances and Temporary Stabilization Techniques for Historic Masonry Facades
Gabby B., Vossoughi H.
Preparation for and Collection of Facade Deficiencies at Large Complexes
Madden A., Petermann M.
Assessing the Apparent Watertight Integrity of Building Facades
Díaz de León A., Drerup M., Stieve D.
Paper ID: STP1444-EB