Cadell G. Calkins

Structural Option

Thesis Research

AISC. Steel Construction Manual. 14th ed. [Chicago, Ill.]: American Institute of Steel Construction, 2011. Print.

American Society of Civil Engineers, “ASCE7-10: Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures” ASCE, Reston, VA, 2010

"DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle." DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <>.

Geopier Foundation Company. Rammed Aggregate Piers. Geopier Foundation. Geopier Foundation Company. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <>.

"Global Warming Is Affecting Weather." (No Year). National Wildlife Federation. Web. 12 Dec. 2011. <>.

Ground Down Engineering, Inc. Preliminary Geotechnical Exploration. Rep. Odessa: Ground Down Engineering, 2005. The Miller Alliance. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <>.

International Code Council, Inc. 2010 Florida Building Code, Building. International Code Council, 2011. Florida Building Codes. Web. 4 Apr. 2012. <>.

Kutcha, Robert J., ed. RSMeans Light Commercial Cost Data 2010. 29th ed. RSMeans, 2009. Print.

Lynch-Morin, Kathryn. "MLive." Readers Wonder If Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles Are worth the Money. 22 Dec. 2011. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <>.

Minor, Joseph E., and H. Scott Norville. Design of Window Glass for Lateral Pressures. Rep. ASCE, 2006. American Society of Civil Engineers. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <>.

"Rain Screen Cladding." American Fiber Cement. American Fiber Cement. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <>.

"Schematic Depiction of Sacrificial Ply Design Concept." Penn State College of Engineering. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <>.


Rendering Gallery

User Note

While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Cadell Calkins. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

Photo Gallery