CHECKWIND v4.0.0 released

October 6, 2018

CHECKWIND v4.0.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Choose between metric (mm, m, km, m², m/s, kPa) and imperial (in, ft, mi, ft², mph, psf) measurement units. AS 4055: Automatic Wind Region detection. AS 4055: Automatic Terrain Category detection. AS 4055: Automatic Topographic… Read more…

CHECKWIND v3.1.0 released

August 14, 2018

CHECKWIND v3.1.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: AS/NZS 1170: Topographic feature midpoints (Lu) are now determined using interpolation, leading to more accurate site Topographic Multipliers (Mt). ASCE 7-10/ASCE 7-16/TIA-222-G/TIA-222-H: Topographic feature midpoints (Lh) are now determined using interpolation, leading to more accurate… Read more…

CHECKPOLE v5.2.0 released

August 14, 2018

CHECKPOLE v5.2.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Resolution of elevation points utilised for topography detection increased from 25 m increments to 10 m increments. AS/NZS 1170: Topographic feature midpoints (Lu) are now determined using interpolation, leading to more accurate site Topographic Multipliers… Read more…

CHECKWIND v3.0.0 released

May 26, 2018

CHECKWIND v3.0.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Now optimised as a 64-bit application (no more pesky System.OutOfMemoryException errors). New automated Topographic Multiplier (Mt) detection algorithm to AS/NZS 1170 (more on that below). Users can now override Topographic Multiplier (Mt) values. Introduction of… Read more…

CHECKPOLE v5.1.0 released

May 26, 2018

CHECKPOLE v5.1.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Now optimised as a 64-bit application (no more pesky System.OutOfMemoryException errors). Monopole openings can now be viewed in section and elevation. Improvements to Type 4 opening reinforcement. New automated Topographic Multiplier (Mt) detection algorithm to… Read more…

CHECKWIND v2.2.0 released

March 20, 2018

CHECKWIND v2.2.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Simplification of building structure inputs – “h” now represents the average roof height. CHECKWIND data files created using previous versions will calculate this value automatically. View building footprint overlay by holding mouse button down on… Read more…

CHECKWIND v2.1.0 released

January 19, 2018

CHECKWIND v2.1.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Improved Terrain Category detection to AS/NZS 1170. Lee zone maps for New Zealand now exactly match NIWA recommendations. Improved Topographic Multiplier (Mt) results to AS/NZS 1170. Improved Exposure Category detection to ASCE 7-10, ASCE 7-16,… Read more…

CHECKPOLE v5.0.0 released

January 17, 2018

CHECKPOLE v5.0.0 is now live and can be downloaded here. New features and enhancements include: Introduction of base plate gussets. Introduction of TIA-222-H. Automated Terrain Category and Terrain/Height Multiplier (Mz,cat) detection to AS/NZS 1170. Automatic shielding structure detection for the Shielding Multiplier (Ms) to AS/NZS 1170. Lee zone maps for… Read more…