FDB

Code of Practice No. 3 updated to comply with state of the art

The Association of German Producers and Users of Concrete Precast Elements (FDB) has updated its Code of Practice No. 3 on the design of prefabricated reinforced-concrete façades (11/2016) to comply with the current state of the art. Important findings from the FDB’s internal progress report on concrete sandwich elements (08/2016) have been incorporated in Code of Practice No. 3, such as information on exposure classes and on the use of plastic films. An entirely new chapter in the updated Code of Practice No. 3 has been dedicated to the delta U-values for the curtain wall. To this effect, the...

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