Building Code Questions

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In an unsinsulated service cavity (created by running horizontal 2x lumber) is fire blocking required? Or is it a good idea? 3 1 week 2 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
1 week 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 3 years 29 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
2 weeks 3 days ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
HVAC HRV sized correctly for my home? 4 2 weeks 5 days ago
by Sam Miller
2 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Cedar poles for verandas 2 3 weeks 1 day ago
by Pete Davies
3 weeks 1 day ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Spray foam ignition barrier 4 6 weeks 5 hours ago
by Jerry Liebler
5 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Sheathing under metal roof 12 7 weeks 6 days ago
by Philip Taylor
6 weeks 2 days ago
by flitch plate
Living space 3 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Rocco Locaso
7 weeks 2 days ago
by Rocco Locaso
Is sheathing required behind clapboard exterior wall? 5 13 weeks 5 days ago
by Joe Tichenor
12 weeks 4 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 13 weeks 3 hours ago
by Chris van Daalen
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New construction sealed crawlspace R-value and air exchange question 1 15 weeks 1 day ago
by C Smith
15 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 3 years 11 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
15 weeks 2 days ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
My foundation contractor didn't install any anchor bolts in the slab for my new house 5 17 weeks 2 days ago
by Mark Breitenfeld
17 weeks 2 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Flat roof, non vented — What about furred space for slope? 1 18 weeks 5 days ago
by keith messick
18 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Do 5/32" and 3/16" suffice as window panes? 7 19 weeks 3 days ago
by human being
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
What is the minimum width of residential steps? 4 22 weeks 5 days ago
by John H. Stehman
22 weeks 5 days ago
by Dan Kolbert
Can you place Hard-plank over T-1-11? 1 23 weeks 3 days ago
by ray hemming
23 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Confused about vapor barrier with outsulation 1 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Paul Krsiak
23 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
where to start 4 25 weeks 1 day ago
by Jeff Sasseville
24 weeks 5 days ago
by Jeff Sasseville
What is the recommended or code requirement for finishing the bottom edge of exterior rigid insulation? 3 27 weeks 22 hours ago
by Ron Lay
27 weeks 22 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 27 weeks 3 days ago
by tom maz
27 weeks 3 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 29 weeks 3 days ago
by Vincent Rempel
29 weeks 2 days ago
by Jonathan Rich
How to insulate an unvented cathedral ceiling? 2 30 weeks 5 days ago
by Roger Donage
30 weeks 4 days ago
by Roger Donage
What is best treatment for the top of elevator shafts? 6 1 year 45 weeks ago
by Bob Rueter
31 weeks 3 days ago
by James Morgan
Stories and Half-Stories 2 31 weeks 4 days ago
by Nathan Kurz
31 weeks 3 days ago
by James Morgan
Are there definite rules about exterior doors opening inward, or outward? 12 3 years 50 weeks ago
by Anonymous
33 weeks 2 days ago
by Kevin Dickson, MSME
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