Building Code Questions

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What is the correct climate zone? 8 1 day 16 hours ago
by william dempsey
9 hours 18 min ago
by william dempsey
Insulating outside wall against moisture 3 1 week 5 days ago
by Anthony Ng
1 week 3 days ago
by Anthony Ng
Can closed-cell spray foam be applied to the underside of the decking of a flat roof that has rigid insulation & EPDM above it? 3 1 week 4 days ago
by Jake Harms
1 week 4 days ago
by Alex House
Vapour barrier is installed...should I remove it? 10 1 week 6 days ago
by bob holodinsky
1 week 5 days ago
by bob holodinsky
Vented/Unvented Cathedral 4 3 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Mason
1 week 5 days ago
by Peter L
Does code require fireproof caulk around electrical boxes & light switches? 3 4 weeks 2 days ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
4 weeks 1 day ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
I will not be able to finish my deck for months but would like to get a final inspection signed off. 2 4 weeks 4 days ago
by Jacque Hyler
4 weeks 3 days ago
by Ed Jones
Can an applied veneered cut stone on the exterior of a house in Houston, TX hang over the property line? 6 5 weeks 6 days ago
by Rodrigo Marron
5 weeks 6 days ago
by Rodrigo Marron
Masonry heaters and U.S. building code? 3 6 weeks 3 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
6 weeks 3 days ago
by Alex House
Roof Trusses 4' oc? 11 7 weeks 3 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
6 weeks 6 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
Does Bora-Foam insulation qualify for the IRS energy efficiency tax credit? This topic has been moved
Adding a dormer = new ventilation required? 1 11 weeks 3 days ago
by Jonathan Dalton
11 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Curious exceptions to the rigid foam thermal barrier 4 11 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Welch
11 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Span tables for dead loads above 20 PSF. 8 12 weeks 2 days ago
by Michael McArdle
12 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael McArdle
Moisture in sleeper bays over T&G roof decking? 2 14 weeks 12 hours ago
by ed spencer
13 weeks 6 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 14 weeks 3 days ago
by RMills Miller
14 weeks 1 day ago
by RMills Miller
Retrofit an existing exterior wall to 1-hour rating 3 14 weeks 5 days ago
by Robert Saladoff
14 weeks 5 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Rim joist thermal barrier 1 18 weeks 16 hours ago
by Michael Lee
18 weeks 3 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
IRC 316.4 - Code interpretation on the use of rigid foam as air barrier on backside of attic knee wall 5 19 weeks 3 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
19 weeks 1 day ago
by Richard Beyer
Basement ceiling insulation required by code — but what about the basement door and stairwell? 4 19 weeks 5 days ago
by Dwight Harris
19 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it OK to use Tapcon anchors to fasten the wood plate to the concrete block? 1 20 weeks 6 days ago
by Herb Mathis
20 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Expanded polystyrene and water-resistive barriers 3 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
21 weeks 4 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
How do you calculate the net free area of an attic vent? 2 22 weeks 2 days ago
by George Sherry
22 weeks 23 hours ago
by Bill Rose
Dryer ducting — materials requirements 5 23 weeks 15 hours ago
by Joe G
23 weeks 1 hour ago
by Jesse Smith
Would Tyvek on top of rafters and under roof sheeeting meet R806.4 for non-vented attics? 4 23 weeks 18 hours ago
by Elmo Saunders
23 weeks 16 hours ago
by Elmo Saunders
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