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ICC-ES AC213 – Acceptance Criteria for Glass Shear Walls and Diaphragms for Patio Covers


The purpose of this criteria is to establish requirements for recognition in ICC-ES legacy reports of patio covers with glass shear wall or diaphragms, or both, resisting lateral loads, under the Uniform Building Code (UBC), the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC).


glass shear walls; glass shear diaphragm; patio cover; lateral load; acceptance criteria; evaluation report; International Code Council Evaluation Service

ICC-ES AC213 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing inspections and tests using the ICC-ES AC213 acceptance criteria (section 4.4).

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