Building Code Questions

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Adding a dormer = new ventilation required? 1 1 week 2 days ago
by Jonathan Dalton
1 week 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Curious exceptions to the rigid foam thermal barrier 4 1 week 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
1 week 2 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Span tables for dead loads above 20 PSF. 8 2 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael McArdle
2 weeks 11 hours ago
by Michael McArdle
Moisture in sleeper bays over T&G roof decking? 2 3 weeks 6 days ago
by ed spencer
3 weeks 5 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 4 weeks 2 days ago
by RMills Miller
4 weeks 10 hours ago
by RMills Miller
Retrofit an existing exterior wall to 1-hour rating 3 4 weeks 4 days ago
by Robert Saladoff
4 weeks 3 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Rim joist thermal barrier 1 7 weeks 6 days ago
by Michael Lee
7 weeks 5 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 9 weeks 2 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
8 weeks 6 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Basement ceiling insulation required by code — but what about the basement door and stairwell? 4 9 weeks 4 days ago
by Dwight Harris
9 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it OK to use Tapcon anchors to fasten the wood plate to the concrete block? 1 10 weeks 5 days ago
by Herb Mathis
10 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Expanded polystyrene and water-resistive barriers 3 11 weeks 3 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
11 weeks 3 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
How do you calculate the net free area of an attic vent? 2 12 weeks 1 day ago
by George Sherry
11 weeks 6 days ago
by Bill Rose
Dryer ducting — materials requirements 5 12 weeks 6 days ago
by Joe G
12 weeks 5 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Would Tyvek on top of rafters and under roof sheeeting meet R806.4 for non-vented attics? 4 12 weeks 6 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
12 weeks 6 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
Zone 4B - 2012 IBC and SHGC 5 14 weeks 1 day ago
by Peter L
14 weeks 2 hours ago
by Terry Lee
Vapor retarders for double stud cellulose-filled wall assemblies 4 19 weeks 3 days ago
by Michael Roland
19 weeks 2 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Combustion air requirements 1 20 weeks 2 days ago
by Jim Johnston
20 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can you run the gas line against the flue pipe on a heater? 4 21 weeks 3 days ago
by MARK ALATORRE
21 weeks 3 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 22 weeks 6 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
22 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 3 years 51 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
24 weeks 12 hours ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
HVAC HRV sized correctly for my home? 4 24 weeks 2 days ago
by Sam Miller
24 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Cedar poles for verandas 2 24 weeks 5 days ago
by Pete Davies
24 weeks 5 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Spray foam ignition barrier 4 27 weeks 4 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
27 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Sheathing under metal roof 12 29 weeks 3 days ago
by Philip Taylor
27 weeks 6 days ago
by flitch plate
Living space 3 29 weeks 2 days ago
by Rocco Locaso
28 weeks 6 days ago
by Rocco Locaso
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