Building Code Questions

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Zone 4B - 2012 IBC and SHGC 5 3 days 7 hours ago
by Peter L
2 days 1 hour ago
by Terry Lee
Vapor retarders for double stud cellulose-filled wall assemblies 4 5 weeks 5 days ago
by Michael Roland
5 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Combustion air requirements 1 6 weeks 4 days ago
by Jim Johnston
6 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can you run the gas line against the flue pipe on a heater? 4 7 weeks 5 days ago
by MARK ALATORRE
7 weeks 5 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
In an unsinsulated service cavity (created by running horizontal 2x lumber) is fire blocking required? Or is it a good idea? 3 9 weeks 1 day ago
by Rick Van Handel
9 weeks 14 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 3 years 37 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
10 weeks 2 days ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
HVAC HRV sized correctly for my home? 4 10 weeks 4 days ago
by Sam Miller
10 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Cedar poles for verandas 2 11 weeks 15 hours ago
by Pete Davies
11 weeks 9 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Spray foam ignition barrier 4 13 weeks 6 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
13 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Sheathing under metal roof 12 15 weeks 5 days ago
by Philip Taylor
14 weeks 1 day ago
by flitch plate
Living space 3 15 weeks 4 days ago
by Rocco Locaso
15 weeks 1 day ago
by Rocco Locaso
Is sheathing required behind clapboard exterior wall? 5 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Joe Tichenor
20 weeks 3 days ago
by Joe Tichenor
Who has a green/high-performance building innovation that successfully pushed the permitting envelope? I want to study it! 0 20 weeks 6 days ago
by Chris van Daalen
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New construction sealed crawlspace R-value and air exchange question 1 23 weeks 1 day ago
by C Smith
23 weeks 16 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 3 years 19 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
My foundation contractor didn't install any anchor bolts in the slab for my new house 5 25 weeks 2 days ago
by Mark Breitenfeld
25 weeks 1 day ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Flat roof, non vented — What about furred space for slope? 1 26 weeks 4 days ago
by keith messick
26 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Do 5/32" and 3/16" suffice as window panes? 7 27 weeks 2 days ago
by human being
27 weeks 2 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
What is the minimum width of residential steps? 4 30 weeks 4 days ago
by John H. Stehman
30 weeks 4 days ago
by Dan Kolbert
Can you place Hard-plank over T-1-11? 1 31 weeks 3 days ago
by ray hemming
31 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Confused about vapor barrier with outsulation 1 31 weeks 3 days ago
by Paul Krsiak
31 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
where to start 4 33 weeks 1 day ago
by Jeff Sasseville
32 weeks 5 days ago
by Jeff Sasseville
What is the recommended or code requirement for finishing the bottom edge of exterior rigid insulation? 3 35 weeks 4 hours ago
by Ron Lay
35 weeks 3 hours ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
How do I properly insulate and ventilate a roof with a cathedral ceiling and single peak? 1 35 weeks 2 days ago
by tom maz
35 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
When placing an exterior wall on a slab floor for a single-story house, what is code for sealing where they are contacting? 3 37 weeks 2 days ago
by Vincent Rempel
37 weeks 2 days ago
by Jonathan Rich
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