NOTE: The intended audience for this education module is designers, architects, engineers, and industry personnel.
This course provides an overview of design and construction of storm shelters. Topics include life safety concerns with tornados, considerations when desigining and detailing storm shelters, code requirements for storm shelters, and examples of successful shelters using concrete masonry. In addition to the learning module, this free course also inlcudes complimentary access to the publications Concrete Masonry Storm Shelters Design Guide and Concrete Masonry Storm Shelters Case Study and Commentary.
This course was developed by Corey Schultz, Schultz Squared Architects, through a grant from the NCMA Education and Research Foundation.
NOTE: This course does not provide AIA/CES credit.