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Can an applied veneered cut stone on the exterior of a house in Houston, TX hang over the property line? 6 5 days 22 hours ago
by Rodrigo Marron
5 days 19 hours ago
by Rodrigo Marron
Masonry heaters and U.S. building code? 3 1 week 3 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
1 week 2 days ago
by Alex House
Roof Trusses 4' oc? 11 2 weeks 2 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
1 week 5 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 6 weeks 2 days ago
by Jonathan Dalton
6 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Curious exceptions to the rigid foam thermal barrier 4 6 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
6 weeks 2 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Span tables for dead loads above 20 PSF. 8 7 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael McArdle
7 weeks 23 hours ago
by Michael McArdle
Moisture in sleeper bays over T&G roof decking? 2 8 weeks 6 days ago
by ed spencer
8 weeks 5 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 9 weeks 2 days ago
by RMills Miller
9 weeks 22 hours ago
by RMills Miller
Retrofit an existing exterior wall to 1-hour rating 3 9 weeks 4 days ago
by Robert Saladoff
9 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Rim joist thermal barrier 1 12 weeks 6 days ago
by Michael Lee
12 weeks 6 days 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 14 weeks 2 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
14 weeks 12 hours ago
by Richard Beyer
Basement ceiling insulation required by code — but what about the basement door and stairwell? 4 14 weeks 4 days ago
by Dwight Harris
14 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it OK to use Tapcon anchors to fasten the wood plate to the concrete block? 1 15 weeks 5 days ago
by Herb Mathis
15 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Expanded polystyrene and water-resistive barriers 3 16 weeks 3 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
16 weeks 3 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
How do you calculate the net free area of an attic vent? 2 17 weeks 1 day ago
by George Sherry
17 weeks 51 min ago
by Bill Rose
Dryer ducting — materials requirements 5 17 weeks 6 days ago
by Joe G
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Would Tyvek on top of rafters and under roof sheeeting meet R806.4 for non-vented attics? 4 17 weeks 6 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
Zone 4B - 2012 IBC and SHGC 5 19 weeks 1 day ago
by Peter L
19 weeks 14 hours ago
by Terry Lee
Vapor retarders for double stud cellulose-filled wall assemblies 4 24 weeks 3 days ago
by Michael Roland
24 weeks 2 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Combustion air requirements 1 25 weeks 3 days ago
by Jim Johnston
25 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can you run the gas line against the flue pipe on a heater? 4 26 weeks 4 days ago
by MARK ALATORRE
26 weeks 4 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 28 weeks 2 hours ago
by Rick Van Handel
27 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 4 years 3 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
29 weeks 1 day ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
HVAC HRV sized correctly for my home? 4 29 weeks 3 days ago
by Sam Miller
29 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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