Mexico Construction Class Codes

The following table lists the construction class codes that AIR supports for Mexico and identifies any model limitations associated with the use of these construction classes:

  For a bidirectional mapping reference for AIR and ERN or Risk Frontiers construction and occupancy codes, go to the AIR Worldwide website, and then search for "construction occupancy code mapping". The Search results will include a spreadsheet for AIR-ERN and AIR-Risk Frontiers mapping spreadsheets.

Category

Construction Code

Construction Class

Model Support and/or Limitations

Unknown

100

Unknown

 

Wood

101

Wood Frame (Modern)

 

Masonry

111

Masonry

 

112

Adobe

 

113

Rubble Stone Masonry

 

114

Unreinforced Masonry - Bearing Wall

 

116

Reinforced Masonry

 

120

Confined Masonry

 

Concrete

131

Reinforced Concrete

 

132

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (with MRF)

 

133

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (without MRF)

 

137

Pre-cast Concrete

 

139

Reinforced Concrete MRF

 

140

Reinforced Concrete MRF with URM

 

Steel

151

Steel

 

152

Light Metal

 

153

Braced Steel Frame

 

156

Steel MRF

 

157

Steel Frame with URM

 

158

Steel Frame with Concrete Shear Wall

 

Mobile Homes

191

Mobile Homes

 

Automobiles

261

Automobiles

When modeling Autos, AIR recommends using 261 in conjunction with occupancy class 300 and Height 0 (Unknown).

 


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Touchstone 5.0 Updated June 13, 2018