Building Code Questions

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Is bubble wrap duct insulation Energy Star approved, and is it a good idea? 82 7 years 3 days ago
by Anonymous
6 years 11 weeks ago
by Riversong
What has code enforcement done to the residential building industry? 72 6 years 14 weeks ago
by 2tePuaao2B
6 years 13 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Buyer education versus a good code and intensive enforcement of it 48 1 year 30 weeks ago
by exeric
1 year 12 weeks ago
by JC72
Metric and Imperial 44 6 years 30 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 12 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can you satisfy ASHRAE 62.2 with a recirculating kitchen range fan? 42 6 years 41 weeks ago
by itQQhFVXmj
6 years 32 weeks ago
by ShelterNerd
Open Cell Spray Foam Waste used as attic insulation 40 6 years 7 weeks ago
by phalkias70
6 years 4 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2" foam board under exterior siding — what regulations? 33 6 years 33 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 33 weeks ago
by nancy marcus
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 5 years 41 weeks ago
by user-982424
2 years 45 weeks ago
by mpaninop
Don't Ask .... Don't Tell 22 7 years 1 day ago
by homedesign
5 years 45 weeks ago
by user-756436
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 6 years 7 weeks ago
by sheeschen
2 years 32 weeks ago
by Ohioandy
Open combustion furnace in sealed attic 19 6 years 45 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 10 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can HOA make me use replacement windows that don't meet current code? 18 1 year 1 day ago
by jbo99
52 weeks 13 hours ago
by JC72
Final word on wall construction...? 18 6 years 28 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 27 weeks ago
by TC Feick
Are holes in exterior plywood sheathing necessary? 16 1 year 1 week ago
by Dreamhouse67
1 year 1 week ago
by user-756436
Building codes should be free. 15 6 years 34 weeks ago
by wjrobinson
6 years 4 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Dense pack cellulose OVER closed cell foam in cathedral ceiling? 14 1 year 48 weeks ago
by user-245916
1 year 48 weeks ago
by wjrobinson
R-13 in 2x4 walls 14 4 years 35 weeks ago
by user-470028
4 years 35 weeks ago
by wjrobinson
Why keep attic air away from the roof deck? 14 5 years 29 weeks ago
by bNS5Kajd4k
5 years 28 weeks ago
by user-979382
Insulation on exterior and interior 13 13 weeks 5 days ago
by Meep
12 weeks 5 days ago
by Meep
How do you size single window headers for Advanced Framing? 13 6 years 43 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 11 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Addition cement foundation below grade, patio pour? 12 47 weeks 6 days ago
by rcl330
45 weeks 1 day ago
by PaKettle
Sheathing under metal roof 12 2 years 38 weeks ago
by P_Taylor55
2 years 36 weeks ago
by fitchplate
I live in Northern Virginia. I am trying to resolve a dispute between my insulation contractor and the city engineer. 12 4 years 48 weeks ago
by LqmAj3mDu8
4 years 48 weeks ago
by wjrobinson
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 5 years 12 weeks ago
by user-912539
5 years 7 weeks ago
by user-756436
Are there definite rules about exterior doors opening inward, or outward? 12 6 years 29 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 11 weeks ago
by Kevin_in_Denver
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