Building Code Questions

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Moisture in sleeper bays over T&G roof decking? 2 4 days 5 hours ago
by ed spencer
3 days 15 hours ago
by Richard Beyer
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 1 week 11 hours ago
by RMills Miller
5 days 14 hours ago
by RMills Miller
Retrofit an existing exterior wall to 1-hour rating 3 1 week 2 days ago
by Robert Saladoff
1 week 2 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Rim joist thermal barrier 1 4 weeks 4 days ago
by Michael Lee
4 weeks 3 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 6 weeks 14 hours ago
by Rick Van Handel
5 weeks 5 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Basement ceiling insulation required by code — but what about the basement door and stairwell? 4 6 weeks 2 days ago
by Dwight Harris
6 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it OK to use Tapcon anchors to fasten the wood plate to the concrete block? 1 7 weeks 3 days ago
by Herb Mathis
7 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Expanded polystyrene and water-resistive barriers 3 8 weeks 1 day ago
by Daniel Nealon
8 weeks 1 day ago
by Daniel Nealon
How do you calculate the net free area of an attic vent? 2 8 weeks 6 days ago
by George Sherry
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Bill Rose
Dryer ducting — materials requirements 5 9 weeks 4 days ago
by Joe G
9 weeks 3 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Would Tyvek on top of rafters and under roof sheeeting meet R806.4 for non-vented attics? 4 9 weeks 4 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
9 weeks 4 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
Zone 4B - 2012 IBC and SHGC 5 10 weeks 6 days ago
by Peter L
10 weeks 5 days ago
by Terry Lee
Vapor retarders for double stud cellulose-filled wall assemblies 4 16 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael Roland
16 weeks 14 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Combustion air requirements 1 17 weeks 23 hours ago
by Jim Johnston
17 weeks 19 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can you run the gas line against the flue pipe on a heater? 4 18 weeks 2 days ago
by MARK ALATORRE
18 weeks 1 day 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 19 weeks 4 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 3 years 47 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
20 weeks 5 days ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
HVAC HRV sized correctly for my home? 4 21 weeks 19 hours ago
by Sam Miller
20 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Cedar poles for verandas 2 21 weeks 3 days ago
by Pete Davies
21 weeks 3 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Spray foam ignition barrier 4 24 weeks 2 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
24 weeks 2 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Sheathing under metal roof 12 26 weeks 1 day ago
by Philip Taylor
24 weeks 4 days ago
by flitch plate
Living space 3 26 weeks 12 hours ago
by Rocco Locaso
25 weeks 4 days ago
by Rocco Locaso
Is sheathing required behind clapboard exterior wall? 5 32 weeks 9 hours ago
by Joe Tichenor
31 weeks 1 hour ago
by Joe Tichenor
Who has a green/high-performance building innovation that successfully pushed the permitting envelope? I want to study it! 0 31 weeks 2 days ago
by Chris van Daalen
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New construction sealed crawlspace R-value and air exchange question 1 33 weeks 4 days ago
by C Smith
33 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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