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Snow Loads in ASCE 7-22 - What's New and Different


The webinar will cover five topics in the Snow Load provisions of ASCE 7-22 . The topics are 1) the new risk targeted ground snow loads , 2) the winter wind parameter for drift loads , 3) the larger width of windward drifts , 4) new relations for the height of a snow capture wall which eliminates or reduces the leeward drift size at a roof step, and finally 5) new larger thermal factors for heated structures with unventilated roofs.

  • Course will award 1.25 hours of continuing education
  • Diamond Review approved in all 50 states
  • This webinar will be available as a recording. 


  • Michael O'Rourke, Ph.D., P.E.

    Michael O’Rourke, P.E., Ph.D., was Professor of Civil Engineering at Rensselaer 1974 to 2021 . He chaired of the Snow and Rain Load subcommittee for ASCE 7 from 1997 to 2017. He is the author of the soon to be released ASCE Press Guide to the Snow Load Provisions of ASCE 7-22.

October 6, 2022
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 15M

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