Building Code Questions

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What insulations comply with the 2009 IRC definition of 'air impermeable insulation'? 8 3 years 15 weeks ago
by Paul J
3 years 15 weeks ago
by Armando Cobo
Do spray foam manufacturers have to abide by air quality requirments in their own factory? 1 3 years 15 weeks ago
by John Smith
3 years 14 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
HOA any rights? 6 3 years 10 weeks ago
by John Reifschneider
3 years 10 weeks ago
by shane claflin
Increasing insulation on double wall stove pipe 2 3 years 9 weeks ago
by greg george
3 years 9 weeks ago
by Dick Russell
Attaching furring thru Foamboad 1 3 years 9 weeks ago
by Jim Orasky
3 years 9 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What are the hard costs to go from a HERS 90 to a HERS 70 in Climate Zone 5B 6 3 years 7 weeks ago
by kim shanahan
3 years 7 weeks ago
by Armando Cobo
VOCs -- toxic levels at homes versus suppliers and manufacturers 4 3 years 3 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
3 years 3 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Labour coefficient for fixing glass blocks? 1 3 years 3 weeks ago
by Ugyen Gyeltshen
3 years 3 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rain screen use in Coastal areas? 4 3 years 1 week ago
by Ken Ackerman
3 years 1 week ago
by Ken Ackerman
Electrical additions 2 2 years 51 weeks ago
by dean manoogian
2 years 51 weeks ago
by Nathan Spriegel
Building professional in the Colorado area 7 2 years 47 weeks ago
by Arvin Gilman
2 years 46 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
When insulating a portion of a structure such as an addition or re-roof, how can code compliance via the performance analysis method (ref MEC 402.2) be demonstrated without doing a whole-house analysis? 12 3 years 1 day ago
by Al Cobb
2 years 46 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
We have installed a new replacement tile floor in our training center 1 2 years 45 weeks ago
by Dick Rome
2 years 45 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Spacing of studs in Advanced Framing more than 2 stories 5 2 years 42 weeks ago
by tom ruben
2 years 42 weeks ago
by Armando Cobo
Fighting the inspector- double stud wall NOT "ci"! 11 2 years 40 weeks ago
by Jesse Lizer
2 years 40 weeks ago
by Jesse Lizer
How to properly insulate an unvented cathedral ceiling 6 2 years 38 weeks ago
by Ralph Hill
2 years 38 weeks ago
by Ken Levenson
shallow uninsulated foundation coastal Vancouver Island 3 2 years 37 weeks ago
by Patrick Walshe
2 years 37 weeks ago
by Patrick Walshe
Are 3x Studs Req'd. @ Panel Edges of 24" O.C. Exterior Sheathed walls? 4 2 years 36 weeks ago
by Spencer Burnfield
2 years 36 weeks ago
by Spencer Burnfield
Do you have to mechanically ventilate an attic space used for storage? 1 2 years 36 weeks ago
by Ann Lathrop
2 years 36 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
I live in Northern Virginia. I am trying to resolve a dispute between my insulation contractor and the city engineer. 12 2 years 36 weeks ago
by John Horton
2 years 35 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Is duct sealing considered part of infiltration measures in older homes? 4 2 years 35 weeks ago
by Adrian Loza
2 years 35 weeks ago
by Adrian Loza
Mass. glazing requirements for school buildings impede energy efficiency 2 2 years 34 weeks ago
by rich cowen
2 years 34 weeks ago
by rich cowen
Meeting U-Factor with Locally Built Windows 3 2 years 30 weeks ago
by Jim Thornhill
2 years 30 weeks ago
by Keith Gustafson
Duct Insulation R Value in a Attic with a spray foam roof deck. 3 2 years 28 weeks ago
by Paul Pankey III
2 years 28 weeks ago
by Armando Cobo
Can an air handler be placed in the garage without an enclosure? 4 2 years 28 weeks ago
by henry zuckerman
2 years 28 weeks ago
by Nathan Spriegel
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