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Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-22, is the nationally adopted loading standard for general structural design.

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Call for public proposals for the 2028 edition

SEI is currently accepting proposals to modify the 2022 edition of ASCE/SEI 7 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, as the committee prepares for the 2028 revision cycle. 

The committee will accept public proposals until December 1, 2024. Public proposals are available from SEI Staff via email

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Peer-to-Peer Standards Exchange Forum

Come join the discussion about ASCE Standards! The Peer-to-Peer Standards Exchange is a new ASCE Collaborate forum to discuss technical issues about ASCE standards. Dive into your technical area with questions and issues with your community. Members can ask and answer questions. Nonmembers will have view-only capability.

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ASCE/SEI Standards

SEI supports our members in the development of 25 ASCE/SEI Standards, including coordination of all activities of ASCE related to the establishment, use, or discontinuance of standards in the area of buildings, non-building structures, and non-structural components. All meetings and conference calls are open to guests. Please contact Jennifer Goupil for information.

SEI Standards Committee Meetings

All Standards Committee Meetings across Institutes will now be displayed on the Codes & Standards page. To navigate to this page, from the ASCE Home screen choose "Communities", "Institutes and Technical Groups", "Codes & Standards", "Attend a Standards Committee Meeting".

There are no public comments open at this time. 

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Partnerships & Sponsors

These standards and documents are all free for download! Three were sponsored by the Charles Pankow Foundation and another SEI members contributed to the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) working group.

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Supplements, Errata & Interpretations

Supplements, Errata & Interpretations to ASCE/SEI Standards can be downloaded in PDF format from the ASCE Library. Supplements are an extension of the Standard provisions and are balloted and approved by the committee. Errata correct discrepancies between the balloted and published version of a Standard, as well as typographical errors. Interpretations are formal committee responses to a direct question and are balloted and approved by the committee. The ASCE/SEI Standards listed below have published supplements, errata, or interpretations.

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